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Northern Ireland confirms first case of coronavirus

Written by on 27/02/2020

Northern Ireland has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus, its Public Health Agency has said.

The person travelled there from northern Italy via Dublin.

Two other new cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, were confirmed in England earlier.

It comes as some British tourists are being allowed to leave a Tenerife hotel which has been on lockdown after four Italian guests tested positive for the coronavirus.

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