Scotland confirms first case of coronavirus as UK total rises to 36 | ITV News

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK has leapt to 36 after Scotland confirmed its first case.

The Scottish Government said a Tayside resident who recently returned from Italy had tested positive for the virus. It comes after 12 new patients were identified in England on Sunday.

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