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If you have been to Wuhan or Hubei province

If you have returned from Wuhan or Hubei province in the last 14 days, you should:

  1. stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with other flu
  2. phone NHS Direct Wales on 0845 46 47 or phone 111 if available in your area (Hywel Dda, Powys, Aneurin Bevan and Swansea Bay) and tell them you have been to Wuhan or Hubei province

Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus.

If you develop a fever, or a cough or shortness of breath, continue to follow the same advice. Please do not leave your home until you been given advice by a clinician. 

If you have been to other parts of China and other specified areas

This advice applies if you returned from the following areas:

  • China
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Macau

If you have returned from any of these areas in the last 14 days and develop symptoms of fever or cough or shortness of breath, you should:

  1. stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with the flu
  2. phone NHS Direct Wales on 0845 46 47 or phone 111 if available in your area (Hywel Dda, Powys, Aneurin Bevan and Swansea Bay) and tell them of your recent travel to the country.

Please follow this advice even if your symptoms are minor. 

Overseas visitors to Wales

Overseas visitors to Wales, regardless of their residency status, are exempt from NHS charges for both the diagnosis and treatment of Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). 

In China or planning to travel

If you are in China or planning to travel there read the China travel advice on GOV.UK.

Further information on coronavirus

How coronavirus is transmitted and other 2019 coronavirus facts on Public Health Wales.

How the response to the coronavirus is being managed across the UK on GOV.UK.

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