Greater Manchester agencies working in partnership
Greater Manchester agencies working in partnership

Coronavirus Update

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. A novel coronavirus was subsequently identified from patient samples. This is now being referred to as Wuhan Novel Coronavirus.

Public advice and guidance

The UK government’s current advice for people who have returned from Wuhan in the last 14 days is as follows:

  • stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with other flu
    viruses
  • call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the city