Health chiefs' latest figures for confirmed cases of coronavirus across the region

Health chiefs have released the latest figures of confirmed cases across the region including South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Sunday, 15th March 2020, 11:09 am
Updated Sunday, 15th March 2020, 11:39 am

Public Health England has recorded 13 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Sheffield, nine in Derbyshire, two in Doncaster, two in Rotherham, three in Barnsley, and six in Nottinghamshire.

The UK now has 1,140 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 21 deaths have been confirmed from the virus.

Figures include 925 cases in England, 121 in Scotland, 60 in Wales and 34 in Northern Ireland.

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Public Health England has released the latest figures fro confirmed cases of coronavirus from across the region. Picture by Gerard Binks

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