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Interim advice on non-inpatient care of persons with suspected or confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

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Publication date: 
21 February 2020
Last updated: 
5 March 2020
Publication type: 
Guideline
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

This information sheet includes:

  • background
  • case definitions
  • general guidance
  • care of, and collection of specimens from, a person under investigation or who is a suspect or confirmed case, with mild or no symptoms
  • care of, and collection of specimens from, a person under investigation or who is a suspect or confirmed case, with severe symptoms suggestive of pneumonia
  • care of suspect cases with mild or no symptoms, who live in a managed care facility or shared accommodation
  • more information