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WIN BOXING TICKETS We’ve teamed up with Frank Warren to give you fine folks the chance to win tickets to the Dubois vs Joyce match at The O2 London on 14 April Page 6 04 - 17 March 2020 The City’s SOCIAL ENTERPRISE newspaper with 35,000 READERS Edition 118 Coronavirus shuts Guildhall School Prime Minister has brought together the government’s emergency COBR committee on coronavirus outbreak GUILDHALL School of Music & Drama has been put on lockdown after a teacher was diagnosed with the coronavirus. The school will be shut for up to two weeks, and the member of staff has been placed in isolation for specialist treatment at the Royal Free hospital in north London. A statement from the school said: “Guildhall School can confirm that a member of its teaching staff has tested positive for COVID19. “The school has been given Public Health England advice. “The staff and principal are working closely with students to ensure that they receive urgent appropriate advice.” Meanwhile, on 3 March, Boris Johnson set out the government’s action plan to tackle the spread of coronavirus. The new plan, agreed by all four parts of the UK, sets out how ministers will take every reasonable step to confront the virus, consistent with the best scientific evidence, and ensure the government is MAJOR HEALTH CONCERN: the coronavirus outbreak is spreading across the world. able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances. Earlier this week the Prime Minister brought together the government’s emergency COBR committee on the coronavirus outbreak, where attendees discussed, finalised, and signed off the battle plan. Later in the week, a major public information campaign will be launched, setting out clear steps the public can take to limit the spread of the virus, including washing their hands regularly with soap and water. A new Bill will be published in the coming weeks to ensure government has all the necessary powers to prepare for and tackle the coronavirus outbreak. New measures already set out as part of the battle plan include; every government department having a designated Ministerial Turn to Page 3 Top food & drink masterclasses P10 Mental health in the City P12 & 13 Masculinity under the microscope P16

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