Twelve additional individuals in England and one in Scotland have tried positive for coronavirus, taking the all out number of UK cases to 36.
Scotland affirmed that its first patient was a Tayside occupant who as of late came back from Italy.
Three of the new cases in England were connected to a man from Surrey, who was the first to be tainted inside the UK.
It comes after Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the UK was still in the “control” period of the episode.
He said the administration alternate courses of action, which will be distributed for the current week, included prohibiting huge occasions.
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The Scottish government affirmed its first case on Sunday evening. It said the patient was getting treatment in detachment in clinic.
Three of the new cases uncovered on Sunday were close contacts of the man from Surrey, who was reported as testing positive on Friday.
They incorporated someone else from Surrey and two individuals from West Sussex who were all “part of a grown-up family group”, Public Health England said.
Another new case from Essex had “no applicable travel” and it was hazy how they had gotten the infection.
The staying eight had visited influenced regions – six to Italy, and two to Iran. They were from London, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Hertfordshire and Gloucestershire, and included:
- One individual from Bury, who had gotten tainted in Italy.
- Two Leeds inhabitants, who had both been in Iran
- One individual from Bradford, who had ventured out to Italy
Somebody from Gloucestershire – tainted in northern Italy – who is connected to another case from the territory declared on Saturday
Prof Chris Whitty, the main clinical official, said the entirety of the recently distinguished cases were being examined and wellbeing authorities had started following any individual who had close contact with them.
As of 09:00 GMT on Sunday, the Department of Health said an aggregate of 11,750 individuals had been tried in the UK.
The most recent positive tests come after three additional cases were affirmed in England on Saturday.
One of those was an individual from staff at St Mary’s School in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, the grade school said on Sunday.
That follows another school – Willow Bank Infant School in Woodley, Berkshire – affirming that one of its staff had been tainted.
The administration has said no strategies will be “off the table” as a feature of its arrangement to contain the infection in the UK.
Mr Hancock told the Andrew Marr Show a crisis “fight plan”, drawn up for the “most dire outcome imaginable”, incorporates restricting enormous occasions, shutting schools and preventing individuals from utilizing open vehicle.
The wellbeing secretary said there were four stages to the arrangement:
Control – thinking about any contaminated individuals and distinguishing their nearby contacts
- Postponement – choosing what moves to make to hinder the spread
- Moderation – harm impediment if the infection spreads broadly
- Research – steady and continuous work to advise the three different stages
- Presently, the UK is in the “control” stage – which wellbeing pioneers state may even now be adequate.
- However, the following stage could see more extensive “social separating” measures.
Matt Hancock would have been cautioned there was a solid probability there would be a bounce in situations when he did his meeting for the Andrew Marr Show.
A couple of hours after the fact the greatest increment in a solitary day was declared, with 12 additional individuals testing positive for the coronavirus. That is the reason he went farther than before in setting out conceivable government intends to handle a quickened spread of the infection around the UK if that occurs.
School terminations, retractions of significant open occasions and moves to convince individuals to work at home are obviously choices being effectively considered.
The procedure is by all accounts to caution that troublesome measures might be required while concentrating on attempting to contain the spread of the infection. As one government source put it, “get ready for the most noticeably terrible, work generally advantageous”.
Work shadow wellbeing secretary Jonathan Ashworth said Mr Hancock must give more detail of any crisis powers he needs to get with the goal that MPs “can appropriately investigate” the plans.
In the interim, Lib Dem MP Layla Moran has kept in touch with the wellbeing secretary to ask him to ensure individuals are paid on the off chance that they need to self-detach, in any case there could be “wrecking” impacts.
Leader Boris Johnson, who will seat a gathering of the administration’s Cobra crisis board of trustees on Monday, visited Public Health England’s inside in north London on Sunday to talk about endeavors to confine the spread of the infection.
He said the infection was “liable to spread more” however he was “incredibly, sure” the NHS would have the option to adapt to an episode.
In excess of 200 British holidaymakers secured at an isolated inn in Tenerife have been advised they will be permitted to fly home, on the off chance that they test negative for the infection.
The explorers have been isolated at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace lodging since Tuesday after four Italians gotten the infection. Some have just been permitted to leave however others are anticipating test results.
The Foreign Office is in contact with administrators and trip specialists about their arrangements to return Britons to the UK.