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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for close contacts of a confirmed case

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Publication date: 
14 March 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes:

  • what does isolate yourself in your home mean?
  • what is a coronavirus and COVID-19?
  • how is the infection spread?
  • for how long can a person spread the infection to other people?
  • who is most at risk of a serious illness?
  • what to do I do if I develop symptoms?
  • how is the infection treated?
  • how can we help prevent the spread of the infection?
  • should I wear a face mask?
  • where can I get more information?


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