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COVID-19 safety advice and latest figures: Cases in South East of England are 1,606
Public Health England has revealed that 1,606 people in the South East have tested positive for the coronavirus, as of Friday 27th March 2020.
Reading Football Club offer 1,000 free tickets to NHS workers
Reading Football Club have followed Brighton & Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouth in providing at least 1,000 free tickets to frontline health workers.
Appreciation shown for health heroes in last night's 'Clap For Our Carers'
People across our region have come together in solidarity to applaud the efforts of the country's health workers in last night's 'Clap For Our Carers' tribute.
Urgent call to help Wiltshire homeless amid coronavirus outbreak
Wiltshire Council are calling on hotels, B&Bs, and Airbnbs to provide accommodation for homeless people and rough sleepers.
Chief Constable urges people to follow virus advice
The Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police has urged people to follow the Government's 'stay indoors' coronavirus advice - and warned of new police powers if they don't.
Royal Berkshire Hospital reveals next stage of virus plan
The Royal Berkshire Hospital's planning to increase the number of intensive care beds to 56 in the next phase of its response to the virus outbreak.
Coronavirus: UK coronavirus deaths rise by 259 - at least 13 were healthy adults
Another 259 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus - with at least 13 of them having no underlying health problems.
Coronavirus: Italy becoming impatient with lockdown - and social unrest is brewing
Videos have emerged of desperate people in Italy begging for help because they have run out of money and food.
Coronavirus: Theme park becomes coronavirus antibody testing station for NHS staff
Hundreds of frontline NHS staff are being tested this weekend to find out if they have had coronavirus at a drive-through facility at a theme park.
Killing Eve series three to be released early due to coronavirus
Killing Eve has delighted fans by announcing the third season will be released two weeks early.
Coronavirus: Bedtime stories with celebrities to comfort children stuck at home
As schools and nurseries around the world shut down due to coronavirus, two Hollywood actresses are doing their bit to help children in need.
Coronavirus: Madonna pays tribute to co-star Mark Blum after COVID-19 death
Madonna has paid tribute to her Desperately Seeking Susan co-star Mark Blum who has died after contracting coronavirus.
Bob Dylan releases Murder Most Foul - his first new music in eight years
Bob Dylan has released a new song - Murder Most Foul - about the assassination of John F Kennedy.
Coronavirus: Evangeline Lilly apologises for 'arrogant' comments over COVID-19
Evangeline Lilly has apologised for her "arrogant" comments about coronavirus, telling fans she is now doing her bit "to flatten the curve".
Coronavirus: Juventus players and coaching staff agree four-month wage cut
Juventus players and coaching staff have agreed to take a wage cut for the next four months amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Marcus Rashford: Manchester United forward making progress after back injury
Marcus Rashford says he feels "10 times better" than he did at the beginning of the month as the Manchester United forward edges closer towards returning to full fitness.
Hearts tell players their wages could be suspended if they refuse 50 per cent pay cut
Hearts owner Ann Budge has written a letter to the club's players telling them their wages could be suspended from March 31 if they do not accept a 50 per cent wage cut amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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