Coronavirus: Updates as tributes pour in for Walsall nurse and Dudley teacher

Follow the latest coronavirus updates from across the Black Country, Staffordshire and beyond.

The leader of Wolverhampton Council Ian Brookfield has been helping deliver food from the council's new distribution centre at Aldersley Stadium
The leader of Wolverhampton Council Ian Brookfield has been helping deliver food from the council's new distribution centre at Aldersley Stadium

We’re bringing you live updates on the Covid-19 crisis as tributes are paid to a Dudley secondary school teacher and Walsall nurse who have both died after contracting the disease.

There have been 70 more deaths across the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire confirmed today bringing the total number to 358.

In total 3,605 people have now died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK.

We’ll be bringing you the latest live throughout the day as the Government seeks to "ramp up" on day 11 of life under lockdown.

We’re keen to hear how you’re coping with life under the new restrictions so don't forget to share your stories and photos by emailing us or getting in touch on social media.

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