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Grammar pupil in virus self-isolation after dad diagnosed

Grammar pupil in virus self-isolation after dad diagnosed

A grammar school says it is business as usual despite a pupil self-isolating after their father was diagnosed with Covid-19.

'Please stop stealing our loo roll'

'Please stop stealing our loo roll'

Staff at a popular charity were shocked to find their toilet roll and soap pinched by panicking stock-pilers as coronavirus fears escalate.

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Coronavirus postpones drag competition

Coronavirus postpones drag competition

The finale of Miss Drag UK has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Deep clean begins at virus-hit school

Deep clean begins at virus-hit school

Contractors have started the process of cleaning all surfaces at a school where a pupil has tested positive for coronavirus.

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Handshakes can wait

Handshakes can wait

The Coronavirus outbreak has put the pre-match Fair Play handshake on hold.

Rise in confirmed coronavirus cases

Rise in confirmed coronavirus cases

Here's everything we know so far about coronavirus in Kent as it emerged today that numbers of confirmed cases have risen.

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School to close for virus deep clean

School to close for virus deep clean

A school will close for a deep clean after one of its pupils caught coronavirus - as it emerges both Kent's new cases were caught in the county.

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Two more coronavirus cases confirmed

Two more coronavirus cases confirmed

Two more people have tested positive for coronavirus after it emerged a pupil at a school had contracted the virus.

School pupil diagnosed with coronavirus

School pupil diagnosed with coronavirus

It has been confirmed that a child is the latest person to be infected with coronavirus in the county.

Hand sanitiser stolen from 80-year-old

Hand sanitiser stolen from 80-year-old

A thief has been accused of "putting people's lives at risk" after stealing hand sanitiser from a charity shop.

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Second coronavirus case in Kent

Second coronavirus case in Kent

Officials in Kent say they expect more people to contract a deadly virus, but have urged the public not to panic.

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Football handshake ban in bid to stop virus

Football handshake ban in bid to stop virus

Football officials in the county's youth league has suspended handshakes before matches this weekend, in an effort to stop coronavirus spreading.

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County Lines suspect's Coronavirus precautions

County Lines suspect's Coronavirus precautions

Here's what a judge had to say to alleged drug dealer who had taken extreme precautions against coronavirus.

Holiday giant feels the pinch as coronavirus hits

Holiday giant feels the pinch as coronavirus hits

Over-50s specialist Saga says it has been hit by a spate of cancellations as the outbreak of Covid-19 becomes more widespread.

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Shelves bare amid coronavirus fears

Shelves bare amid coronavirus fears

Shoppers have been unable to buy essentials after customers flocked to shops and cleared shelves as the government says there's 'no need' to stock up.

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Mum outraged by £50 hand sanitiser

Mum outraged by £50 hand sanitiser

A mum has blasted online retailer Amazon for "making money out of misery" by stocking hand sanitizer for £50.

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How to protect your workplace from coronavirus

How to protect your workplace from coronavirus

Specialist firm provides top tips for keeping your workplace as hygenic as possible in the light of the recent coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus worker had visited Rome

Coronavirus worker had visited Rome

An NHS worker who contracted COVID-19 had not been in a high risk area it has emerged.

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