About Coronavirus Disease
In 2019, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started monitoring the outbreak of a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes respiratory illness now known as COVID-19. Authorities first identified the virus in Wuhan, China.
The World Health Organization (WHO) have declared a public health emergency relating to COVID-19.
If you’ve developed a new continuous cough and/or a fever/high temperature/loss of taste/smell in the last 7 days, stay at home for 7 days from the start of your symptoms even if you think your symptoms are mild. Do not go to your GP, pharmacy, or hospital. Read the stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection on the NHS website.