There were six more coronavirus deaths recorded over the last two weeks in East Hampshire.

A total of 290 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on January 5 (Thursday) – up from 284 on December 21.

They were among 26,055 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 177,037 deaths were recorded throughout England by January 5 (Thursday) – up from 175,007 a fortnight ago.

There was no update to the coronavirus dashboard on December 29.