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Coronavirus live blog, 9 April
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2,500 Lloyds Pharmacy staff self-isolating
Toby Anderson, chief executive of the Lloyds Pharmacy chain, says that 2,500 members of staff are self-isolating due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, he stressed that all employees have access to personal protective equipment (PPE), including protective screens and visors.
Anderson told BBC Breakfast this morning (9 Mar), "It's important that, with more than 20 per cent sickness in our frontline teams, we ensure all healthcare workers have access to Covid-19 tests so that we can help frontline staff back into helping patients in the community."