WILTSHIRE'S first suspected case of coronavirus has been spotted by alert medics in Bradford on Avon, closing the town's GP surgery.

It is understood a man visited the surgery yesterday morning reporting symptoms similar to coronavirus, and staff promptly locked the doors, treating the patient while reassuring other sick people there was no risk to their health and the surgery was taking the precautions advised by NHS England.

The UK currently has 13 people who have tested positive and are being treated for coronavirus, none of whom are from Wiltshire, with over 6,500 tests carried out nationwide.

The Bradford on Avon Health Centre has been contacted for comment on this report.

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