UPDATE: 5 March
Individuals with relevant travel history
If someone has returned from these specific areas in the last 14 days, they should self-isolate even if they do not have symptoms. If they do develop symptoms, they should use NHS111 online at (if they have no internet access, they should call NHS111). The areas are: • Iran • Italy* • Special care zones in South Korea as designated by the Government of the Republic of South Korea • Hubei province
* This applies to the whole of Italy if the individual has returned after 9th March, when the Italian government extended the lockdown to the entire country.
UPDATE: 19 February
“Please do not book an appointment or attend our practices if you’ve visited or travelled through mainland China, Northern Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, or Thailand and have symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath within 2 weeks of returning, or if you have symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath after being in contact with someone with a confirmed case of coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Please call NHS 111 instead.”