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Coronavirus LIVE: latest updates as third UK patient dies and PM to hold crisis talks

9 March 2020, 07:55 | Updated: 9 March 2020, 09:47

A third UK patient has died from coronavirus
A third UK patient has died from coronavirus. Picture: Getty

Boris Johnson will chair an emergency meeting of senior ministers to discuss the country's response to the coronavirus crisis following the UK's third death linked to the illness.

The development comes with more than 200 confirmed cases in the UK. 16 million people are still in lockdown in Italy, the second worst affected country behind China.

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