Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital confirms four patients there test positive for coronavirus

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital has confirmed it's treating three people for coronavirus, and another person with it has been sent home to self-isolate.

In a statement, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust said:

It comes as the number of cases of Covid-19 continue to rise across the UK, including the South West.

On Saturday 14 March both Plymouth's Derriford Hospital and the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital announced they were restricting visiting times in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus.