Coronavirus: Kingston Crescent Surgery to reopen next week as suspected case comes back negative

A WOMAN who has been tested for coronavirus in Portsmouth has had her results come back negative.

Saturday, 15th February 2020, 1:49 pm
Updated Sunday, 16th February 2020, 12:45 pm

She was subsequently isolated and tested for the virus – but has not been diagnosed with it.

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Kingston Crescent GP surgery in Portsmouth was closed yesterday. Picture: Richard Lemmer

Kingston Crescent Surgery will now reopen on Monday.

The Portsdown Group Practice, which runs the surgery, has posted a statement online.

It said: ‘We are pleased to confirm that, following yesterday's possible coronavirus incident, we have now received confirmation that the patient has not tested positive for the coronavirus and Kingston Crescent Surgery will therefore be open as normal on Monday morning.

‘We would like to thank our patients for their understanding during this incident and will continue to be vigilant for any further potential cases.’

Anyone showing symptoms is asked to stay home and call 111.