Coronavirus in Leeds: Live updates after Boris Johnson taken into intensive care
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Coronavirus in Leeds: Live updates after Prime Minister Boris Johnson taken into intensive care
Last updated: Tuesday, 07 April, 2020, 16:58
Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved into intensive care
Nine further confirmed coronavirus deaths in Leeds hospitals
The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Leeds has risen to 325
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved into intensive care
Nine more people have died in Leeds hospitals
'Too early' to predict when coronavirus lockdown measures will be lifted
England’s Chief Medical Officer has issued a stark warning that it was too early to be considering how the country will emerge from restrictions due to the coronavirus, as the outbreak had not yet reached its peak.
Coronavirus confirmed cases in Leeds rise by 29 in new figures
The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Leeds has risen to 325, according to figures released by Public Health England.
Everything you need to know after the Prime Minister was taken into intensive care
Sue Ryder Wheatfields will have to close "within months" if they do not get funding during the coronavirus pandemic
Costcutter opens 20 pop-up stores in hospitals to feed our #HealthHeroes
Costcutter has built 20 pop-up stores in NHS hospitals to serve doctors and nurses who are unable to get to the shops.
The new pop-up stores will provide NHS key workers with access to everyday essentials such as bread and milk.
Granite worktop giveaway to NHS staff
Total of 55,242 confirmed cases in the UK - but data excludes Leeds
The Department of Health said that, as of 9am on Tuesday, 213,181 people have been tested of which 55,242 tested positive.
Overall, 266,694 tests have been concluded, with 14,006 tests carried out on Monday.
The daily figure for the number of people tested on Monday excludes data from Manchester and Leeds because of a "data processing delay", while the overall tests figure excludes Northern Ireland, the Department of Health added.
A regional breakdown of cases by local authority area will be published later today.