Coronavirus live blog as it happened: pubs and restaurants to close from this evening and as UK death toll rises to 177

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Friday, 20th March 2020, 7:02 pm

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Coronavirus live blog, March 20

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

  • Pandemic's death toll passes 10,000
  • Retired medics in the UK are being asked to return to work to help
  • The Queen urges the country to 'work as one'
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