Coronavirus: Boris Johnson leads briefing as NHS trusts declare critical incidents – watch live

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The prime minister is expected to lead a coronavirus press briefing alongside England’s chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, and the UK government’s chief scientific officer, Patrick Vallance

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