4 people are now known to have contracted Coronavirus in Oldham.
In a statement on their Twitter feed, Oldham Council said that two new cases had been diagnosed today and they were known contacts of an existing case.
Four people have been diagnosed with Coronavirus in Oldham. The two new cases today (Mon 9 March) are known contacts of an existing case.— Oldham Council (@OldhamCouncil) March 9, 2020
- Robust plans are in place to stop the virus spreading
- Stay calm & wash your hands regularly
- For guidance visit https://t.co/47hkkfkeUm pic.twitter.com/DBO82iF4tS
They're reminding people to follows the NHS's advice on personal hygeine, hand washing and contact.
The total amount of cases currently stands at 319 in the UK. Four people have so far died from COVID-19