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Day: February 29, 2020

Three more virus cases in England
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Three more virus cases in England

    Three more patients in England have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of UK cases to 23. Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said two of the patients had recently travelled back from Italy while the other had returned from Asia. The cases are from Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire and Berkshire. Prof Whitty said: All three are being investigated and contact tracing has begun. It comes amid reports the government is to use a COBRA meeting on Monday, to agree emergency powers to ensure COVID-19 - the disease caused by the coronavirus does not get out of control. Schools, councils and other institutions would be able to suspend some laws to cope with a pandemic. The measures could also include allowing teachers and nursery workers to h...