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CORONAVIRUS - WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE CONCERNED
Posted on 26 Feb 2020
Public Health England are recommending that all travellers who develop relevant symptoms, however mild, within 14 days of returning from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS 111.
If they have lived with or had close contact with a confirmed case of corona virus, they should contact NHS 111 for further advice.
Anyone who has travelled to the UK since 19 February from the following areas with relevant symptoms should also follow this advice: Northern Italy (not including Pisa, Florence or Rimini), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar.
People who have travelled from Hubei province in China to the UK in the last 14 days, or Iran, specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy (as designated by the Government of Italy) or special care zones in South Korea (as designated by the Government of the Republic of South Korea) since 19 February should immediately self-isolate, even if they do not have symptoms, and call NHS 111 to inform them of their recent travel to these areas.
Abingdon Medical Practice Team