BROMSGROVE'S youngest councillor has issued a warning about the severity of coronavirus after contracting the illness this week.

Harrison Rone-Clarke, 20, took to social media to issue the plea after receiving confirmation from the NHS that he had tested positive.

Labour councillor Mr Rone-Clarke, who represents the Rock Hill ward, wrote: "This virus is no joke.

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"I'm okay but my body aches and I'm more fatigued than I've ever been.

"It's easy to see how Covid can be incredibly dangerous to the clinically vulnerable.

"It feels like it really has you in it's grip.

"Stay inside, for heaven's sake."