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Coronavirus cases in UK could rise 'significantly' in UK: PM Boris Johnson

The United Kingdom so far has 40 confirmed novel coronavirus cases. Earlier Johnson said Britain was very well prepared and would be making "every possible preparation"

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Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson | Photo: AP | PTI

A very significant expansion of the number of cases of in Britain is "clearly on the cards", Prime Minister said on Monday.

The United Kingdom so far has 40 confirmed novel cases. Earlier Johnson said Britain was very well prepared and would be making "every possible preparation".

"The most important thing now is that we prepare against a possible very significant expansion of in the UK population and that is clearly on the cards," Johnson told the BBC in an interview.

First Published: Tue, March 03 2020. 00:16 IST
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