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Police forces ready response for coronavirus civil contingency

Work is under way to ensure a coordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak, after one force quarantined three officers.

A police officer patrols on a platform at the train station on the Italian side of the Brenner Pass, Italy on Sunday. Austria halted all train traffic to and from Italy following fears that a train on Sunday night had two people on board who may have been infected with the COVID-19 virus.

A police officer patrols on a platform at the train station on the Italian side of the Brenner Pass, Italy on Sunday. Austria halted all train traffic to and from Italy following fears that a train on Sunday night had two people on board who may have been infected with the COVID-19 virus.

Date - 21st February 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Whitehall officials are working at local level with resilience forums and guidance has been issued to all civil contingency leads. It follows Staffordshire Police sending two PCs and a PCSO home as an official quarantine earlier this week after...
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