The first case of coronavirus in Kent has been confirmed today (March 2).
Vinters Business Park in Maidstone has said that a member of staff at one of the businesses was diagnosed with the infection yesterday evening (March 1).
The Government’s Department for Health has also officially confirmed the county’s first case this afternoon.
The person had recently returned from a trip to Italy.
They are believed to be a worker in an NHS office at the site and also live in Kent.
In an email sent to staff, other workers at the site were told the person had been in the building last week.
The person is now in isolation at a treatment centre.