Hampshire college student diagnosed with coronavirus

A STUDENT from a Hampshire college has been quarantined after being diagnosed with coronavirus.

Monday, 9th March 2020, 9:35 am
Updated Monday, 9th March 2020, 9:36 am

The Peter Symonds College student is now in self-isolation after bosses at the Winchester college said they were told by Public Health England that one of their students had been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus.

A letter from the college to parents said: ‘We have been made aware by Public Health England that one of our students has been diagnosed with coronavirus. This student is isolating at home.’

The person was taken to a treatment centre in London, according to the Department for Health and Social Care.

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