However, this does not mean that they think the risk to individuals in the UK has changed. This remains low risk and only a concern if individuals have travelled to certain areas of the world.
Public Health England have information and advice about the outbreak of coronavirus, including:
If you have travelled aboard recently please check the latest information
Public Health Guidance
For everyone else, current guidelines are to go about your daily routine – but there are precautions that we can all take to maintain high standards of hygiene and reduce risk:
- Thorough hand washing and using hand sanitiser gel
- Catch it, bin it, kill it – use tissues, bin them immediately after use and use hand sanitiser gel
- Be alert for symptoms and call NHS 111 if you have any concerns