新型冠状病毒 (2019-nCoV) 近距离接触确诊病例者须知 (Coronavirus: Information for close contacts of a confirmed case)

More information about coronavirus (COVID-19) — what it is, how it spreads, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help stop it spreading — can be found in our fact sheet, What you need to know (情况须知)

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Publication date: 
28 January 2020
Last updated: 
17 February 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes:

  • what does isolate yourself in your home mean?
  • what is this virus?
  • how is the virus spread?
  • what are the symptoms?
  • 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 virus treated?
  • how can we help prevent the spread of the virus?
  • should I wear a face mask?
  • where can I get more information?