'We have stayed at work for you. Please stay at home for us": Leeds nurses issue plea during coronavirus pandemic

Medical staff in Leeds have issued a plea to the people of Leeds during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sunday, 22nd March 2020, 2:11 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd March 2020, 2:24 pm

Nurses and midwifes from Armley Medical Practice took to Twitter to ask people to stay at home and self-isolate.

Five women, who are working hard in our hospitals and medical centres to fight Covid-19, shared a photograph of them holding up signs.

The signs said: 'We have stayed at work for you. Please stay at home for us."

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The current number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Leeds is 20.

There are now 170 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yorkshire, according to the latest figures released at 8pm on Saturday, March 21.

Here is the list in full:

Bradford - 10

Our amazing NHS staff in Leeds have issued a plea for people to stay at home. Photo: Armley Medical Practice @ArmleyMedical.

Wakefield - 8

Sheffield - 61

Barnsley - 7

Rotheram - 6

North Yorkshire - 16

East Riding of Yorkshire - 15

Kingston Upon Hull, City Of - 1

Kirklees - 8

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