How is coronavirus spread?

Coronavirus is spread through droplets from our nose or mouth. If someone coughs or sneezes, or talks loudly near you, this can spread the virus. Therefore, wearing masks and social distancing is important when trying to avoid catching and spreading the virus. You can also catch coronavirus from surfaces, if droplets are present. The virus can on stay on plastic and stainless steel for up to 72 hours.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus

A fever or high temperature | A coughLoss of sense of taste or smell (or things taste or smell different)Shortness of breath

 

If you are showing signs of the above symptoms you need to isolate yourself and contact your GP to arrange a coronavirus test.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus