Coronavirus: Hunt for contacts of latest UK case


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Officials are attempting to trace the contacts of the latest person to be diagnosed with coronavirus in the UK.

The woman, being treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in London, flew into Heathrow from China a few days ago.

England’s chief medical officer has said experts are exploring how to limit a potential epidemic in the UK to avoid an NHS crisis.

People quarantined on the Wirral after returning from the city at the centre of the outbreak are set to be released.

More than 80 people staying in accommodation at Arrowe Park Hospital will be allowed to leave after testing negative for the new strain of coronavirus.