Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in Sheffield rise to 13

The number of patients in Sheffield have quadrupled since the last report

Sunday, 15th March 2020, 4:10 pm

The Department of Health have confirmed 13 cases of Coronavirus across Sheffield.

As of March 14, the total UK cases stood at 1,140 patients, with a death toll of 21.

The confirmation comes with new developments in strategy, including plans to isolate the elderly for up to four months.

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Cases in Sheffield have risen from three to 13

On the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Health Secretary Matt Hancock also revealed potential plans to arrest those infected who refuse to self isolate.