Coronavirus: Listeners hail "sensble" and "reassuring" hour on Covid-19 from Sadiq Khan

12 March 2020, 08:48 | Updated: 12 March 2020, 11:50

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan was live on LBC to discuss the response to coronavirus - and listeners hailed it as "sensible" and "reassuring".

The Mayor praised Boris Johnson for the way he has dealt with the coronavirus outbreak and said he was right to follow the recommendations of scientists.

The Mayor's rival in the upcoming election, Rory Stewart, has called for all schools and large gatherings to be closed to combat Covid-19. But he said that could put more elderly relatives at risk who have to look after the children.

Listeners hailed James O'Brien's programme with the Mr Khan.

Watch his full programme at the top of the page.