Public Health England – Coronavirus Advice
According to Public Health England, based on the available evidence, the current risk to the UK population regarding that latest coronavirus COVID-19 is low to moderate.
What is Coronavirus?
The coronavirus is aactually a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world.
Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
What can I do?
There are things you can do to help stop germs like coronaviruses spreading:
- Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
Below you can find the Public Health England’s advice on dealing with the latest coronavirus in places of education.