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Coronavirus in UK live blog: lockdown measures will continue for 'a number of weeks', says Welsh health minister

Officials say that lockdown measures are likely to stay in place for a number of weeks (Photo: Shutterstock)
Officials say that lockdown measures are likely to stay in place for a number of weeks (Photo: Shutterstock)

Follow the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in our live blog below

We will be providing live updates until 6pm this evening.
 

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Newcastle defender Yedlin: We do not demand that the lives of blacks are more important than the lives of whites. Just to be treated as equals