Coronavirus - updated advice for travellers

Published: 25th February 2020

Today the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published new advice for travellers.

People returning from Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar since February 19 who develop symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath, should:

  • immediately self-isolate, even if symptoms are minor, and call NHS111

People returning from Iran, specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy, and special care zones in South Korea since February 19, or Hubei province in the past 14 days, should:

  •  self isolate immediately and call 111 even if you have no symptoms.

The most up to date public advice and information can be found at

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