The latest information we have received about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is detailed below and will be updated as soon as we receive further information.

If you have returned from the following specific areas since 19 February, you should call NHS 111 and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:

  • ·Iran
  • ·Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy (see link to maps below)
  • ·Special care zones in South Korea (see link to maps below)
  • ·Hubei province (returned in the past 14 days – see link to maps below)

If you have returned from the following areas since 19 February and develop mild symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home, avoid contact with other people and immediately call NHS 111:

  • ·Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini – see link to maps below)
  • ·Vietnam
  • ·Cambodia
  • ·Laos
  • ·Myanmar

If you have a cough, or fever or shortness of breath and have visited any of the following areas in the last 14 days, stay indoors and call NHS 111 informing them of your recent travel:

  • ·China, apart from Hubei province (see link to maps below)
  • ·Thailand
  • ·Japan
  • ·Republic of Korea, apart from special care zones (see link to maps below)
  • ·Hong Kong
  • ·Taiwan
  • ·Singapore
  • ·Malaysia
  • ·Macau

Maps showing affected regions of China, Republic of Korea and Italy

Where to find the latest information

Public Health England blog:

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:42 by Beverley Greenwood

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