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22 March 2020 23:16

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First case of coronavirus confirmed in North Yorkshire - but no rise in York cases

(AP Photo/Aaron Favila) An employee of the municipal company Veritas sprays disinfectant in public areas in Venice on March 11, 2020, as part of precautionary measures against the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19, a day after Italy imposed unprecedented national restrictions on its 60 million people Tuesday to control the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by MARCO SABADIN / AFP) (Photo by MARCO SABADIN/AFP via Getty Images) An employee of the municipal company Veritas sprays disinfectant in public areas by the arcades of the Doges' Palace in Venice on March 11, 2020, as part of precautionary measures against the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19, a day after Italy imposed unprecedented national restrictions on its 60 million people Tuesday to control the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by ANWAR AMRO / AFP) (Photo by ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images) A hospital worker wearing protective equipment amid concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus waits for patients to be brought to hospital in Daegu on March 10, 2020. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) NAPLES, CAMPANIA, ITALY - 2020/03/10: People wait at night in line to enter a supermarket to get supplies after the government announced that the whole Italy will be declared emergency area to contain the Covid-19 coronavirus infection. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images) A man who has recovered from the COVID-19 coronavirus infection is disinfected by medical staff before he leaves Wuchan makeshift hospital in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on March 10, 2020.

(Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images) SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 10: Medical staff, wearing protective gear, take samples from people at a building where 46 people were confirmed to have the coronavirus (COVID-19), at a temporary test facility on March 10, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. (to dpa "First "Drive-In" test stations for Coronavirus go into operation") Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa (Photo by Marijan Murat/picture alliance via Getty Images) Passengers wearing a respiratory mask wait at a cafe at Milan-Malpensa airport in Ferno, northwest of Milan, in one of Italy's quarantine red zones on March 9, 2020. (Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images) A medical assistant wearing protective clothing talks to a car driver lining up at the entrance to the new "Drive-In" for tests of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which can cause COVID-19, in Nuertingen, southern Germany, on March 9, 2020. (to dpa "First "Drive-In" test stations for Coronavirus go into operation") Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa (Photo by Marijan Murat/picture alliance via Getty Images) A Kashmiri man wears a face mask as a protective measure against the corona virus. A police spokesperson said four officers were injured in the capital Nicosia during scuffles with demonstrators in which police made "limited use" of personal tear gas spray to control the crowd (Photo by Christina ASSI / AFP) (Photo by CHRISTINA ASSI/AFP via Getty Images) A shopper wearing a face mask walks past empty shelves as toilet roll is sold out, in an Asda store in London.

(Photo by Cristina Vega Rhor / AFP) (Photo by CRISTINA VEGA RHOR/AFP via Getty Images) Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts in front of a map of Italy in the command centre during a visit to the Public Health England National Infection Service in Colindale in north London on March 1, 2020. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images) A woman wearing a facemask walks past empty supermarket shelves, usually stocked with toilet paper, in Tokyo on March 1, 2020 - The COVID-19 viral outbreak across Japan and dozens of other countries has fuelled concerns about the Summer Games, which open on July 24, after sports events were postponed or cancelled. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images) A man shops in an empty supermarket shelves, usually stocked with toilet papers, in Tokyo on March 1, 2020 - The COVID-19 viral outbreak across Japan and dozens of other countries has fuelled concerns about the Summer Games, which open on July 24, after sports events were postponed or cancelled. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP) (Photo by PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images) Medical staff treating a critical patient infected by the COVID-19 coronavirus with an Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at the Red Cross hospital in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on March 1, 2020. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images) A Pakistani rescue personnel checks the body temperature of a man during a drill exercise as a preventive measure for the spread of the of COVID-19 coronavirus, in Peshawar on March 1, 2020, as Pakistan has detected two new cases of the novel coronavirus.

Photo: Britta Pedersen/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa (Photo by Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Images) Suburan train passengers wear protective face masks amid fears of the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Bangkok on February 29, 2020. (Photo by Romeo GACAD / AFP) (Photo by ROMEO GACAD/AFP via Getty Images) Thai youth wearing protective face masks amid fears of the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus take a selfie outside a shopping center in Bangkok on February 29, 2020. (Photo by Romeo GACAD / AFP) (Photo by ROMEO GACAD/AFP via Getty Images) A women wearing a face mask at Leicester Square tube station, London, as the first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Wales and two more were identified in England - bringing the total number in the UK to 19. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images) A woman wearing a face mask in China Town, Leicester Square, London, as the first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Wales and two more were identified in England - bringing the total number in the UK to 19. Some countries, including the United States, have put restrictions on Chinese travellers entering and advised their citizens against travel to China.(Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Tourists wearing protective face masks walk on February 28, 2020, in the centre of Milan, on February 28, 2020, after COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, spread to Italy.

(Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP) (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP via Getty Images) A tourist wearing a protective face mask poses in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in the centre of Milan, on February 28, 2020, after COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, spread to Italy. (Photo by Cosimo Martemucci / SOPA Images/Sipa USA) KYIV, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 28, 2020 - Participants of the training in detection, hospitalisation, transportation and diagnostics of possible coronavirus patients for emergency medical brigades, epidemiologists and infectious disease doctors disinfect an ambulance car on the premises of the Oleksandrivska clinical hospital, Kyiv, capital of Ukraine.- PHOTOGRAPH BY Ukrinform / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Hennadii Minchenko/ Ukrinform/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) People wear antivirus masks to protect themselves from Coronavirus infection in Rome in St. Peter's Square and along Via della Conciliazione, the day of the beginning of Lent (Photo by Matteo Nardone/Pacific Press/Sipa USA) An Italian tourist, at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel, results positive to the Coronavirus. (Photo by Manuel Romano/NurPhoto via Getty Images) People wearing protective masks in Venice, Italy, on February 23, 2020 due to concerns over coronavirus infection. (Photo by Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images) TEHRAN, IRAN - FEBRUARY 21: People wear masks after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed from the coronavirus in Tehran, Iran on February 21, 2020. (Photo by Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images) TEHRAN, IRAN - FEBRUARY 21: People wear masks after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed from the coronavirus in Tehran, Iran on February 21, 2020.

(Photo by Haidar HAMDANI / AFP) (Photo by HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP via Getty Images) A medical team wearing protective outfit awaits to check Iraqi passengers returning from Iran upon their arrival at the Najaf International Airport on February 21, 2020, after Iran announced cases of coronavirus infections in the Islamic republic. (Photo by Haidar HAMDANI / AFP) (Photo by HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP via Getty Images) Iraqis returning from Iran wear protective masks upon their arrival at the Najaf International Airport on February 21, 2020, after Iran announced cases of coronavirus infections in the Islamic republic. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP) (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP via Getty Images) Workers in protective clothes measures the body temperature of a passenger disembarking from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, in quarantine due to fears of new COVID-19 coronavirus, at Daikoku pier cruise terminal in Yokohama on February 21, 2020. (Photo by Alfredo ESTRELLA / AFP) (Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP via Getty Images) Tourists wearing a protective face mask amid fears of the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walk at the Pyramide du louvre area on February 28, 2020 in Paris. (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP) (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP via Getty Images) Coronavirus testing expanded to Scots with flu-like symptoms First coronavirus death in the US may be one of a growing number of cases from an unknown source, official says MOSCOW REGION, RUSSIA - MARCH 1, 2020: Travellers in face masks in the waiting lounge at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. (to dpa "First "Drive-In" Test Stations for Coronavirus go into operation") Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa (Photo by Marijan Murat/picture alliance via Getty Images) Patients who have recovered from the COVID-19 coronavirus infection leave a temporary hospital set up to treat people with the coronavirus in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on March 9, 2020.