LONDON – A team of Chinese medical personnel arrived at Heathrow Airport in London on Saturday to assist in the fight against the COVID-19 virus.

The 15-member medical team from China's eastern province of Shandong comprises six medical professionals who specialize in the field of medicine, according to the March 29, 2020 report. Preventing and managing disease, Chinese medicine and Western medicine, and psychological counseling.

The group brought medical supplies that will be donated to local hospitals and Chinese communities. According to Chinese diplomats here, they will also provide health advice to the Chinese community.

A total of 1,019 patients who tested positive for the disease had died in the United Kingdom as of Friday afternoon. According to figures released Saturday by the Department of Health and Social Care. As of Saturday morning, March 28, the number of cases in the United Kingdom had risen to 17,089.
Update: October