Friday 21st February
Weds 19th February
A total of 4,916 people have now been tested for the virus as of 18th February, of whom 4,907 were confirmed negative and 9 positive.
Sat 15th February
8 of the 9 UK patients reported to have been discharged.
Thurs 13th February
Ninth case reported in the UK – the first in London.
A GP practice in Islington, London closes.
Weds 12th February
The two infected healthcare workers are revealed to be an A&E staffer at Worthing hospital and a locum doctor in Brighton.
Tues 11th February
Mon 10th February
- GP surgery closes in Brighton as four new cases reported in the UK, bringing the total to 8.
Sun 9th February
- Fourth case confirmed in the UK.
Fri 7th February
Primary care guidance updated to say that the virus is most likely to be seen in travellers returning from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, or Thailand. It had previously only mentioned mainland China.
Thurs 6th February
- Third case confirmed in the UK.
Fri 31st JanuaryFirst two cases of coronavirus reported in the UK in two members of the same family.
Thurs 30th JanuaryMIMS Learning publishes 15-minute CPD learning module on coronavirus.
Primary care guidance updated to say that the virus is most likely to be seen in travellers returning from mainland China. It had previously only mentioned Wuhan city.
UK Chief Medical Officers raise risk to the public from low to moderate.
Mon 27th JanuaryPrimary care guidance updated with advice on cleaning premises following a possible case.