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Coronavirus in Hertfordshire live: 13 more deaths at Northwick Park Hospital

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    Yesterday NHS England confirmed that two more patients being cared for at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust died.
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  • It means that 19 people with Covid-19 in total at the trust have died.
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  • As of Wednesday April 1, 480 people across Hertfordshire have tested positive for coronavirus.
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  • According to Public Health England, 29,474 people in the UK have tested positive for the virus and 2,352 people have died.
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  • The government says it has tested thousands of NHS workers for the virus, but not all frontline workers can be screened due to a shortage of supplies.
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  • Michael Gove said that while the rate of coronavirus testing in the UK has increased, the UK must go further and faster.
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  • In Hertfordshire, charities are struggling to remain operating during the outbreak and road maintenance workers are facing abuse by others who are calling their work 'not essential'.
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  • Follow our live blog below for the latest updates across Hertfordshire and the UK