Original article from Kent Live
A medical centre in Maidstone has urged its patients to consider rebooking appointments.
The centre also told its patients to only contact the practice for an emergency appointment if there is a "genuine on-the-day emergency".
Patients have been alerted they may be contacted to have their appointments rescheduled.
Last month a GP surgery in Tunbridge Wells declared it was struggling to cope with patient backlog due to the pandemic.
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Doctors are also said to be working harder than ever before, elongating their days to fit all necessary work in.
In a statement posted on their Facebook page, The Vine Medical Centre said: "We currently have four GPs/clinicians who are unable to work due to having to self-isolate because of Coronavirus and sickness.
"Please only contact the Practice to obtain an emergency appointment if you have a genuine on-the-day emergency.
"Patients with routine booked appointments may be contacted to have their appointments rescheduled.
"Thank you for your understanding."