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Shoppers queue early over virus fears

Shoppers queue early over virus fears

Long queues have been spotted at a supermarket following country-wide panic buying in the wake of a sharp increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases.

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LIVE: Over 70s will be asked to self-isolate as death toll rises

LIVE: Over 70s will be asked to self-isolate as death toll rises

An emergency bill will be published giving the government more powers to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

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Organisers of The Open are 'monitoring the situation'

Organisers of The Open are 'monitoring the situation'

Organisers of a major golf championship - set to be staged in Kent this summer - say they are monitoring the ongoing coronavirus situation.

Football cancelled after council's coronavirus gaffe

Football cancelled after council's coronavirus gaffe

A council which has suspended use of its football pitches after a news headline was misread admits it "jumped the gun".

Local league matches cancelled amid virus fears

Local league matches cancelled amid virus fears

Two weekend league football matches have been postponed after a player showed symptoms of coronavirus.

Students spooked by men in white suits

Students spooked by men in white suits

Fears of coronavirus on campus were sparked by a video circulating on Snapchat.

Barber slams hoax Facebook page

Barber slams hoax Facebook page

A businessmen is appealing for help after a false social media post claimed one of his staff members had coronavirus.

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May local elections postponed until 2021

May local elections postponed until 2021

Coronavirus fears have led to local elections being postponed for a year.

Hospital restricts visitors to maternity ward

Hospital restricts visitors to maternity ward

Hospital chiefs are only allowing one person to visit new mums and mums-to-be on a maternity ward.

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Mum goes above and beyond to tackle impact of virus

Mum goes above and beyond to tackle impact of virus

A care worker has urged people to follow in her footsteps to provide extra support for the elderly during the coronavirus outbreak.

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School shuts after suspected coronavirus case

School shuts after suspected coronavirus case

A primary school has closed for two days for a deep clean, after a suspected case of COVID-19.

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Virus warning to prison visitors

Virus warning to prison visitors

Family and friends planning on visiting inmates in Kent's prisons are being told to stay away if they have coronavirus symptoms.

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All cruises suspended amid coronavirus outbreak

All cruises suspended amid coronavirus outbreak

Over 50s travel firm Saga announced it has temporarily suspended all cruise operations due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Care homes advise restricting visits

Care homes advise restricting visits

A care home company is asking people to keep visits to a minimum to help protect residents.

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LIVE: Coronavirus cases hit 13 in Kent

LIVE: Coronavirus cases hit 13 in Kent

Cases in Kent have hit 13 as the coronavirus continues to cause disruption.

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Surgery closes in coronavirus alert

Surgery closes in coronavirus alert

A village surgery has closed after announcing a member of its clinical team may have coronavirus.

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Is it safe to go to the pub during outbreak?

Is it safe to go to the pub during outbreak?

With businesses preparing to send workers home as coronavirus continues to spread - we ask, is it safe to go for a pint?

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Saga employee tests positive for virus

Saga employee tests positive for virus

An employee at one of Kent's largest companies has tested positive for coronavirus.

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