Public Health England has issued today’s update on the virus.
As of 9am on 23 March 2020, a total of 83,945 people have been tested, of which 77,295 were confirmed negative and 6,650 were confirmed positive.
As of 1pm on 23 March 2020, 335 patients in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.
New #COVID19 guidance:
▪️ If someone in your household has a new, continuous cough and/or high temperature, everyone in the household should stay at home for 14 days.
Read the full guidance here: https://t.co/8i4f9JrdtK pic.twitter.com/srho0KOz0p
— Public Health England (@PHE_uk) March 17, 2020