Two confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Buxton

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A primary school and a GP surgery in Buxton have closed as two people who returned from Italy and Tenerife have tested positive for coronavirus in England.

Confirming the two new cases which brings the total in the UK to 15, Professor Chris Witty, chief medical officer for England, said the patients had been transferred to specialist NHS infection centres.

He said: “The virus was passed on in Italy and Tenerife and the patients have been transferred to specialist NHS infection centres in Royal Liverpool Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital, London.”