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Coronavirus Kent: Second coronavirus case in Bromley confirmed

A second person has tested positive for coronavirus in Bromley.

The latest case of Covid-19 in the borough was confirmed by Public Health England which updates its list daily.

Five people in Kent and two in Medway have been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Five people in Kent and two in Medway have been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Few details are yet known of the individuals concerned and how they contracted the virus.

The latest figures, accurate as of 9am yesterday, show some 15 people across the country are awaiting confirmation.

In Kent there are now five confirmed cases of the virus and a further two reported in Medway.

Parts of St John Fisher School in Chatham have reopened today after they shut for a deep clean when a pupil was diagnosed with the condition.

The lower part of the site for years 7 and 8 will remain shut until Monday "due to staffing issues".

Hand-washing is part of the government's public health advice to prevent the spread of the virus.
Hand-washing is part of the government's public health advice to prevent the spread of the virus.

The first instance of the virus in the county was diagnosed a week ago and involved an employee at an NHS trust who worked out of Maidstone studios in Maidstone. He had returned from a trip to Rome.

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