COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 is the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 infections can be asymptomatic or symptomatic (fever, cough, respiratory distress) with varying severity.

The latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak is available via WHO and through your national and local public health authority. Public health authorities have outlined recommendations to reduce the risk of acquiring and transmitting SARS-CoV-2. Please adhere to your national/local guidelines.

Recommendations by WHO:

  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
  • Practice respiratory hygiene 
  • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
  • Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider 
  • Stay home and self-isolate even with minor symptoms such as cough, headache, mild fever, until you recover

Recommendations by Public Health England:

  • Stay at home
  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home
  • Do not meet others, even friends or family.