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Coronavirus cases rises to 280 in the UK as Wales reports two more cases

by LLB Reporter
9th Mar 20 10:05 am

Public Health Wales have confirmed two further cases of coronavirus in Wales, bringing the total to six, and across the UK the total number stands at 280, up 74 since Saturday.

Dr Giri Shankar said, “The process of identifying and contacting close contacts of the two new cases is under way.

“We are taking all appropriate actions to protect the public’s health.”

On Sunday, England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty has confirmed a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions has died of coronavirus.

He was being treated at North Manchester General Hospital when he died, he had also recently returned back from a trip in Italy.

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