Coronavirus in Derbyshire LIVE: TUI cancels all holidays until mid-May | Death toll rises to 23 | Cases pass 500

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Thursday, 9th April 2020, 1:15 pm

Downing Street confirmed last night (Tuesday, April 7) that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will spend another night in hospital after he was moved to intensive care on Monday evening.

Coronavirus has claimed the lives of another five patients at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

There are now 501 cases in Derbyshire.

Thank you NHS

TUI has cancelled holidays. For more information, see https://www.tui.co.uk/destinations/info/coronavirus

LIVE Derbyshire coronavirus updates: TUI cancels all holidays until mid-May | 23 people have now died at the Royal after testing positive for Covid-19 | Derbyshire cases pass 500

Last updated: Thursday, 01 January, 1970, 01:00

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care after his symptoms worsened after testing positive for Covid-19
  • Sadly, a further five people – who tested positive for Covid-19 – have passed away at Chesterfield Royal, bringing the total number of deaths at the hospital to 23
  • There are now 501 confirmed cases in Derbyshire
  • TUI beach holidays cancelled up until mid-May at the earliest

TUI beach holidays cancelled up until mid-May at the earliest

Travel firm Tui has made a number of changes to its holiday programme.

Beach holidays up to and including May 14 and Marella Cruise holidays up to and including May 31 will no longer operate.

A spokeswoman said: "We are constantly monitoring the situation and will start taking people on holiday again as soon as we are able to do so."


 

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