It's the word you cannot avoid, coronavirus. Also know as COVID-19, it is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.
The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a high temperature and a new, continuous cough.
Everyone must stay at home to help stop coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading. Wash your hands with soap and water often to reduce the risk of infection.
You can usually treat mild coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms at home. If your symptoms are severe, you may need medical care until you recover.
For official information regarding COVID-19 you should always check gov.uk/coronavirus. They have all kinds of useful information for people, like how we can prevent the spread, what we can do regarding employment, volunteering and more.
The governments guidance at the moment is to STAY AT HOME
Information on this page is collected from official government websites.