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Johnny Leeze dead – Coronation Street star dies aged 78 after positive covid test

EMMERDALE and Coronation Street actor Johnny Leeze has died aged 78 after testing positive for coronavirus. His daughter Holly broke the sad news that her father had died following a two-week illness.

Holly told The Daily Star: "He was my friend, he was such a strong, strong man. "He was such a great guy, a really funny guy.

He was loved by everybody really. Even by his ex-wife, who is with me today, my mum.

"I don't know what else to say. I'm numb, I just can't get my head round it at the

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coronavirus at a Scottish health centre.At least three members of staff are understood to have tested positive for Covid-19 at Motherwell Health Centre in North Lanarkshire in recent days.But a source told the Record of fears that nurses were being advised to go to work and carry out house calls as normal earlier this week - despite some being in contact with infected colleagues from the Windmill Street practice.After their concerns were raised with the health board, staff who had contact with

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