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Test results on people quarantined in MK should be known in 24 hours

  • Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Rebecca Haworth from Milton Keynes

The results of coronavirus tests on 118 British citizens quarantined in Milton Keynes should be known within the next 24 hours.

The people staying here were screened when they left China from Wuhan and were screened on arrival in Milton Keynes. So far none of them have shown any signs of having the Coronavirus.

Fencing has been put up around the building in Milton Keynes. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Public Health England are carrying out all the tests on the samples they have been sent.

The Kents Hill Park conference centre has been fenced off. Credit: ITV News Anglia
  • Prof Joe Harrison, Chief Executive of Milton Keynes Hospital told ITV News Anglia that people are well protected both inside and outside of the facility.

Guests have to remain in their rooms and staff say the mood is good. Guests have been leaving notes on trays outside their rooms to say thank you to staff for treating them so well.

The cost of keeping the 118 people in quarantine is coming from Central Government and not funded locally.

The guests will have to stay at Kents Hill Park for fourteen days.

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