Part of York hotel sealed off amid coronavirus fears

An apartment in a hotel in York has been sealed off after a man was taken to hospital last night.

The man was a guest at the Staycity Hotel in the centre of York. He was taken to hospital by paramedics wearing protective clothing.

A spokeswoman for the hotel group said:

Staycity Group have confirmed that a man, believed to be a Chinese national, staying at the group's property in York was taken ill yesterday and is understood to be undergoing tests at a local hospital.

Staycity Hotel Group