There were four more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in East Hampshire.

A total of 261 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on August 3 (Wednesday) – up from 257 a week previously.

They were among 23,883 deaths recorded across the South East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in East Hampshire.

A total of 161,560 deaths were recorded throughout England by August 3 (Wednesday) – up from 160,485 last week.