Coronavirus: UK now has 90 confirmed cases

There are now 90 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK after Scotland declared three more.

Overall, current figures show 80 cases in England, six in Scotland, one in Wales and three in Northern Ireland.

It comes as MPs grill England's chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty, on the UK's plans for tackling Covid-19.

On Tuesday he warned that community transmission of the virus appeared to be occurring in the UK and an epidemic is looking "likely".

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), which is chaired by the Government's chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance, is also meeting on Thursday to discuss the situation.

In other key developments:

– Health Minister Edward Argar said the Government is awaiting the advice of Prof Whitty before moving from the current containment phase to the delay phase of tackling the virus.

– ITV revealed travel companies are deferring their TV advertising because of the disease, with advertising revenue due to drop 10% in April.

– Europe's largest regional airline Flybe has collapsed into administration, with a source telling the PA news agency coronavirus "made a difficult situation worse".

– Dancing On Ice star and blind sprinter Libby Clegg said she is "upset" about the cancellation of a Paralympic training camp in Japan amid fears about coronavirus.

– The Grand Princess cruise ship, with around 2,500 passengers and 1,000 crew, is being held off the coast of California after a former passenger died from Covid-19.

– Kings College Hospital in south London, confirmed two recent patients had tested positive for Covid-19, with some staff told to self-isolate.

– The Department of Health was criticised by experts and the public on Twitter for failing to provide daily updates on the locations of new UK cases.