Coronavirus cases in the UK has seen its biggest day-on-day increase with 87 confirmed positive.
The UK’s chief medical adviser Prof Chris Whitty has said ‘’Almost all of the 36 new patients had recently travelled to affected countries or been infected by others who had done so, but it is not clear how three new patients in England caught the virus.
Meanwhile, it has emerged that two patients at King’s College Hospital have been diagnosed with the virus.
The hospital said it had restricted access for staff and visitors to the affected ward, and was tracing those who may have come into contact with the infected patients.
Of the 87 cases in the UK there are 80 in England, three in Scotland, one in Wales and three in Northern Ireland.