Letters 2019/20

Dear Parents/Carers,
27th February 2020
COVID-19, Coronavirus
 
Please see an important update regarding the Coronavirus issued by Public Health England on 26 th February 2020. We will continue to keep abreast of Government advice and guidance and share with you where appropriate. As of 26 th February, advice for returning travellers is as follows: If you have returned from the following areas since 19 February, call NHS111 to inform them of your recent travel, stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms: • Iran • Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy as designated by the Government of Italy - Bertonico; Casalpusterlengo; Castelgerundo; Castiglione D'Adda; Codogno; Fombio; Maleo; San Fiorano; Somaglia; Terranova dei Passerini; Vo. • Daegu or Cheongdo, Republic of Korea) • Hubei province, China (returned in the past 14 days) If you have returned from the following areas since 19 February and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS111. Based on current evidence, novel coronavirus (COVID-19) presents with flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing. You do not need to follow this advice if you do not have symptoms: • Northern Italy (see map) • Vietnam • Cambodia • Laos • Myanmar If you have returned to the UK from any of the following areas in the last 14 days and develop symptoms of cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should immediately stay indoors and avoid contact with other people, call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the country. • Other parts of China outside Hubei province • Thailand • Japan • Republic of Korea • Hong Kong • Taiwan • Singapore • Malaysia • Macau This guidance can be found in full online here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public A full list of affected areas, including maps, can be found online here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas