Still Waters Posted January 31, 2020 #1 Share Posted January 31, 2020 (IP: Staff) · Two people from the same family have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, the chief medical officer for England has announced. They are being treated at a specialist centre in Newcastle after being taken there overnight. At least 213 people in China have died from the virus, mostly in Hubei, with almost 10,000 cases nationally. Prof Chris Whitty, chief medical officer for England said: "The NHS is extremely well-prepared and used to managing infections and we are already working rapidly to identify any contacts the patients had, to prevent further spread. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51325192 Quote It is unclear where the two patients are from, but it is understood they are not from the Wirral area, where a special facility has been set up to quarantine those returning from Wuhan. https://www.itv.com/news/2020-01-31/two-patients-in-england-test-positive-for-coronavirus/ 2 3 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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