Please find below the latest information on the coronavirus as of 26 February 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 also referred to as COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are:

  • Fever, tiredness, and dry cough.
  • Some people infected may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea.
  • It is possible to become infected but not develop any symptoms or feel unwell. Around 80% of people will recover from the disease without needing special treatment.

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