Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK

Two cases of the deadly coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, according to reports.

Friday, 31st January 2020, 12:44 pm

Sky News says Public Health England has confirmed the cases this morning.

The killer virus, which originated in China, has already killed more than 200 people in the country and has spread to other countries around the globe.

The coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China.

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The first cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
The first cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Exact locations have not been released.