Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

Advice for Patients

If you have returned from the following specific areas since 19th February, you should call NHS 111 and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms.  This includes avoiding attending school or work until 14 days after they return

•               Iran

•             Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy

•               Special care zones in South Korea

•               Hubei province (returned in the past 14 days)

If you have returned from the following areas since 19 February and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS 111. All students without any of the symptoms should continue to attend school.

•             Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini)

•               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

•               Thailand

•               Japan

•               Republic of Korea, apart from special care zones

•               Hong Kong

•               Taiwan

•               Singapore

•               Malaysia

•               Macau

Published: Feb 27, 2020