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Coronavirus: Live updates on regional disruption as government set to hold Cobra meeting

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Coronavirus: Live updates on regional disruption

By Neil Athey

Last updated:

    - Prime Minister Boris Johnson has addressed the nation -
  • - All people in the UK should avoid pubs, clubs and theatres, stop all non-essential contact and travel, and work from home if they can
  • - Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is expected to meet with school leaders to discuss the implications of school closures and exams being postponed amid the outbreak
  • - Shop shelves emptied as panic buyers urged to only buy what they need
  • - Events and group meetings already cancelled