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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A Coronavirus pandemic is currently impacting the world. This page displays our latest coverage of the pandemic, including news on government-imposed travel restrictions, work restrictions and other measures put in place to respond to the outbreak of the virus.

For the latest official health advice, please click the links to the National Health Service (UK) or the World Health Organization.

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This section only shows major information updates from the last 24 hours. For full coverage and articles, see below. This section was last updated at 19:41 (BST) on 29 March 2020.
Worldwide Cases
Worldwide Deaths
  • Another 209 people have died in the UK after testing positive for COVID-19
  • Boris Johnson and Matt Hanock test positive for Coronavirus.
  • For advice on looking after your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak, click here.
  • More than 141,000 people have recovered from the virus so far.

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