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School staff member self-isolates over virus fears

School staff member self-isolates over virus fears

A member of staff at a secondary school has self-isolated after potential exposure to coronavirus.

Medics in hazmat suits visit self-isolating family

Medics in hazmat suits visit self-isolating family

A mum says her family is "going a bit crazy" stuck at home as they wait to find out if they have coronavirus.

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Shopping centre GP closed over coronavirus fears

Shopping centre GP closed over coronavirus fears

People have been turned away from a doctor's surgery after a patient arrived displaying possible symptoms of coronavirus.

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Pupil diagnosed with coronavirus

Pupil diagnosed with coronavirus

A student has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting a letter home to parents.

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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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