The 1.4 million people in the UK who will be given urgent new coronavirus advice from Monday – The Star

Health Secretary Matt Hancock arrives at 10 Downing Street, London, as the UK’s coronavirus death toll reached 144 as of 1pm on Thursday. Photo by: Aaron Chown/PA Wire Copyright: PA (Press Association)


Matt Hancock said that a communication will be sent to those classed as at risk, which includes people over 70, people with heart, lung and kidney conditions and people who are pregnant.

People with: chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis; chronic neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis (MS); a learning disability; cerebral palsy and people with diabetes are also classed as vulnerable.

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