A doctors surgery in Ellesmere Port has closed today after confirming a suspecting case of coronavirus at the practice.

Great Sutton Medical Centre on Old Chester Road announced on its Facebook page at 11am today that the surgery was closed until further notice.

The statement says: "The surgery is closed until further notice as a precautionary measure following a suspected case of Coronavirus."

The Globe understands that patients with appointments were turned away at the door this morning before the statement was released.