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Coronavirus: Met Police staff member dies after diagnosis

Scotland Yard

A member of Metropolitan Police staff has died after contracting coronavirus, the force has confirmed.

In a statement, it said a member of staff in its contact centre, who had pre-existing health conditions, died after testing positive for COVID-19.

Scotland Yard said it would not be releasing a name in line with the wishes of their family.

It is believed to be the first coronavirus-related death within the Met Police.

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