Our information on the management of coronavirus is based on Public Health England, NHS England and World Health Organisation guidance. We’ll review and update this information regularly.
Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause illnesses such as the common cold to more severe conditions such as pneumonia, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The COVID-19 strain of coronavirus is new and not previously known.
The symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) include:
- a new, continuous cough – this means you’ve started coughing repeatedly
- a high temperature - you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
- shortness of breath
For more information on how to spot the symptoms and the actions you should take to protect yourself and others please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
There are a number of practical measures you can take to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). To find out more please click here to view the latest NHS guidance.
This advice is for people with symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), including those with a diagnosis of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, who must remain at home until they are well.
Should you or anyone around you experience symptoms related to coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important that you follow the latest Government advice. For more information please visit
For the latest advice on when to self-isolate follow the latest NHS guidelines. For more information please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
A list of common health questions related to coronavirus (COVID-19).
For the latest advice on self-isolation follow the NHS guidelines. For more information please visit
It is important to follow the latest Government advice. For more information please visit
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Hand hygiene is the best thing to protect you from catching any form of virus or bacteria. It is recommended to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. For more information on good hand washing techniques please visit
Get the latest health advice from the NHS on what to do if you think you may have symptoms of, or have been exposed to, coronavirus (COVID-19).
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