Coronavirus

This page has been designed to provide up-to-date information and news with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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News

MP's Column

At the time of writing 13 cases of coronavirus had been confirmed across Cornwall and Devon in the past week - individuals diagnosed with the disease as a result of a lab-confirmed test.

MP's Column

All eyes may appear to be on the coronavirus outbreak but life after this crisis needs to be very different to what we had become accustomed to.

MP's Column

Government must step in and fund brain tumour research! A brain tumour diagnosis is a devastating event in any family and, if you have experienced this, you will know how important it is to find a cure and to find the very best model of care.

MP's Column

Boris Johnson’s speech on Sunday set out a future timeline for easing lockdown measures. We are encouraged to go to work if you can with social distancing and exercise more than once a day. The fundamentals haven't changed - the reasons for leaving home remain the same.

Public advised to cover faces in enclosed spaces

The public is advised to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces such as shops, trains and buses to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.

From:

Department of Health and Social Care

Lockdown: The Prime Minister's Statement

It is now almost two months since the people of this country began to put up with restrictions on their freedom – your freedom – of a kind that we have never seen before in peace or war.

And you have shown the good sense to support those rules overwhelmingly.