A sign directs patients towards a National Health Service “coronavirus pod”, where people who believe they may be infected can attend and speak to doctors, at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday. Photo: AFP A sign directs patients towards a National Health Service “coronavirus pod”, where people who believe they may be infected can attend and speak to doctors, at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A sign directs patients towards a National Health Service “coronavirus pod”, where people who believe they may be infected can attend and speak to doctors, at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday. Photo: AFP

First coronavirus death in Britain confirmed, as cases jump to 115

  • Elderly patient, who had underlying health conditions, is believed to have contracted virus in the UK
  • 17 of country’s 25 new cases had travelled from ‘recognised countries or clusters’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A sign directs patients towards a National Health Service “coronavirus pod”, where people who believe they may be infected can attend and speak to doctors, at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday. Photo: AFP A sign directs patients towards a National Health Service “coronavirus pod”, where people who believe they may be infected can attend and speak to doctors, at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A sign directs patients towards a National Health Service “coronavirus pod”, where people who believe they may be infected can attend and speak to doctors, at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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