Latest Pharmacy News: UK confirms ninth case of coronavirus

Cases have been reported in several countries across the world, including India.The UK has reported a total of nine cases, including the recent case reported in London.

United Kingdom doctors believe that the subway of such a major transport hub as London could be especially vulnerable to the spread of the new coronavirus, media reported on Thursday.

Authorities in London confirmed the city's first case of coronavirus on Wednesday after a woman who caught the illness in China was diagnosed. BBNaija's Tacha Secretly Getting Married?

Professor Chris Witty, chief medical officer for England, confirmed the coronavirus case saying that the virus had been passed on in China.

The news comes after it was confirmed that the quarantine of 83 people being held in Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral, Merseyside would be lifted amid reports that all of the individuals isolated have tested negative for coronavirus.

A spokesman for the Department of Health said the "quarantine is expected to end tomorrow" but declined to comment on the test results of the patients. "I want to give a big thank you to the NHS [National Health Service] who have been great throughout and my thoughts are with everyone around the world who continues to be affected by the virus".

The number of new cases in China dropped for a second straight day, health officials said on Wednesday, as the number of new cases has started to trend down in the past week.

Of the nine people so far diagnosed with coronavirus in Britain, two are Global Positioning System.

He said there are a number of "countries of concern" and that people returning from travelling overseas could bring in further cases.

The pair worked at a nursing home, Worthing Hospital A&E and two GP practices between them.

Experts previously warned that highly contagious coronavirus carriers known as "super spreaders" could make the new outbreak more unpredictable and tougher to contain.

The number of infected across China rose to almost 60,000, while there are now 1,355 confirmed deaths from the virus, with 242 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

In order to be consistent with the classification of case diagnosis issued by other provinces across the country, starting today, Hubei Province will include the number of clinically diagnosed cases into the number of confirmed cases for publication. The vast majority of infections and deaths have been on mainland China.