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Coronovirus symptoms and update about social isolating

Wednesday 18th March – From Public Health

The symptoms of coronavirus are a new continuous cough, where you have started coughing repeatedly, or a high temperature where you feel hot to touch on your chest or back. If you have these symptoms, stay at home for 7 days. If you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms.

If the symptoms continue for more than 7 days, visit NHS 111 online or call 111. It is really important that people do not attend the doctor or a hospital to be tested, to protect others.

As well as social distancing, one of the best ways to protect ourselves and others remains regular handwashing and respiratory hygiene – catch it; kill it; bin it!