CORONAVIRUS: Hampshire cases up to fourteen

CORONAVIRUS: Hampshire cases up to fourteen

Published by Jack Deery at 4:50pm 11th March 2020. (Updated at 5:00pm 11th March 2020)

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The numbers across the country saw it's biggest daily rise in the last 24 hours.

The amount of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hampshire have increased by three, to fourteen

That includes thirteen in the mainland of the county and one on the Isle of Wight

There is no confirmation on the age, sex or exact location of the patients. 

The total UK cases reached 456 today (Wednesday 11th March), a rise of 83 in one day. 

This afternoon, The World Health Organisation has declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic.

WILTSHIRE

Wiltshire's figures still remain the same as yesterday, with six people diagnosed with coronavirus. 

ADVICE

These are the things the NHS is asking to do, to avoid catching the illness: 

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • Always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • Put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

You can also use the NHS 111 online service, or call 111 to speak to someone. 

Visit the NHS website for more information, or alternatively visit Spire FM's advice page

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