Shropshire and Telford are Coronavirus free.

Shropshire and Telford are Coronavirus free.

Public Health England have confirmed that there are no confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Telford or Shropshire local authority areas.

Shops in Telford are seeing their shelves stripped of hand sanitiser as people stock up, with Morrisons and Boots limiting customers to two bottles each.

While people at risk will be tested, no-one has been confirmed in our area. If you think you might have the virus, you should call 111 and not go to A&E, a pharmacy, or your local GP surgery.

If you’ve travelled to the UK from the following places in the last 14 days, stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:

Iran
Hubei province in China
lockdown areas in northern Italy
special care zones in South Korea
Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people if you’ve travelled to the UK from the following places in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath, even if your symptoms are mild:

Mainland China outside of Hubei province
Italy outside of the lockdown areas
South Korea outside of the special care zones
Cambodia
Hong Kong
Japan
Laos
Macau
Malaysia
Myanmar
Singapore
Taiwan
Thailand
Vietnam

8 thoughts on “Shropshire and Telford are Coronavirus free.

  • March 14, 2020 at 9:58 am
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    What is this coronavirus about?

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    • March 20, 2020 at 12:40 pm
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      People should be tested when arriving on interplanetary routes. You must have come from deep space to ask that.

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  • March 14, 2020 at 5:11 pm
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    There is none in Stoke on Trent so why are thay running round like mad men

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  • March 16, 2020 at 6:43 am
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    If you only test those who are hospitalised then you can not make this statement.

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  • March 16, 2020 at 8:16 pm
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    Ha! They are Coronavirus free because they have stopped testing the public!

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  • March 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm
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    it is fake news again. yes telford is free of the virus but shropshire is not. this is all over bbc, itv and sky news. once again telford live is lying to us. click on the link below and enter area names ffor conformation

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51768274
    (p.s it says there are 3 cases in shropshire)

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    • March 20, 2020 at 6:45 pm
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      Check the date of the article.

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  • March 20, 2020 at 4:37 pm
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    Lots of people in isolation with all the symptoms though

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