Coronavirus live blog as it happened: positive UK cases rise by 208, Scotland confirms first death, mass disruption to sporting calendars

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chief Medical Officer for England, Chris Whitty and Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance detailed the government's next steps to tackle the covid-19 threat yesterday (Getty Images)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chief Medical Officer for England, Chris Whitty and Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance detailed the government's next steps to tackle the covid-19 threat yesterday (Getty Images)

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