The advice for the public remains that whether or not an individual is showing signs of the virus, if they have recently returned from China or nearby specified countries they should keep themselves isolated at home and call 111 and not attend healthcare settings. 

 

Travellers from Wuhan and Hubei Province

 

If you have travelled from Wuhan or Hubei Province to the UK in the last 14 days you should immediately:

Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus.

 

Travellers from other parts of China and other specified areas

 

This advice applies to travellers who have returned to the UK from the following areas:

    • stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with the flu
    • call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the area

    If you have returned to the UK from any of these areas in the last 14 days and develop symptoms of cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should immediately:

      • China
      • Thailand
      • Japan
      • Republic of Korea
      • Hong Kong
      • Taiwan
      • Singapore
      • Malaysia
      • Macau
        • stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with the flu
        • call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the country ​