Novel Coronavirus – Important Advice for Returning Travellers

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Novel Coronavirus – Important Advice for Returning Travellers

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

  • Iran
  • Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy as designated by the Government of Italy
  • Special care zones in South Korea as designated by the Government of the Republic of South Korea
  • Hubei province (returned in the past 14 days)

If you have returned from the areas below since February 19th and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS111. You do not need to follow this advice if you have no symptoms:

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

What are the symptoms?

  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Difficulty breathing

If you develop these symptoms and are concerned, please stay indoors, avoid contact with others where possible and call 111.

For further guidance please visit gov.uk

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