Britain hit by surge in coronavirus cases

Britain has seen a rapid surge in the number of people with coronavirus.

Another 36 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in just 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 87.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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