The department of health and social care has confirmed the 8th person has died as a result of contracting the coronavirus.
As of 9 am 11 March 2020, a total of 29,764 people have been tested of those 29,174 have been negative and 590 positive cases in the UK.
In just 24 hours 134 cases new cases of the virus have confirmed and 2 new deaths.
UPDATE on coronavirus (#COVID19) testing in the UK:
As of 9am 12 March 2020, a total of 29,764 people have been tested:
8 patients who tested positive for coronavirus have sadly died.
The digital dashboard will be updated later today. pic.twitter.com/6hPeNlUU7f
— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) March 12, 2020
The symptoms of coronavirus are:
But these symptoms do not necessarily mean you have the illness.
The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu.