Coronavirus live blog as it happened: all UK schools closed from Friday and positive cases in UK rise by over 600
Follow the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in our live blog below
By Finlay Greig
Published 18th Mar 2020, 08:01 BST
Updated 18th Mar 2020, 18:05 BST
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