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Coronavirus east London and Essex recap: 14 more deaths in UK

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    As of 9am on Monday, March 16, there are 1,543 positive cases of Covid-19.
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  • At least 55 UK patients who tested positive for the virus have died.
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  • The government will be holding daily televised press conferences to update the public on the fight against coronavirus, Downing Street has said.
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  • Boris Johnson has urged manufacturers to step up production of vital medical equipment such as ventilators.
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  • The number of coronavirus infections is now higher outside China than in the country where the outbreak began. More than 180,000 cases have been reported worldwide. At least 7,007 people have died.
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  • The UK, France and Germany introduced stringent new measures. Britons are strongly advised to socially distance, avoiding offices, shops and bars.
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