Dr Dawn Harper said: “The coronavirus has really frightened people but actually I think the authorities have really got on to this very early.
“Anybody who thinks they may have been in contact with the virus, certainly anyone coming in from Wuhan and those districts in China, the advice is to please don’t go to your GP. We really need to contain this.”
When asked what is the main advice one should remember with this virus spread, Dr Dawn answered: “So the advice is if you think you could be at risk then please contact 111 and what will happen is that we will arrange to take swab tests from you to check you and we would ask you to please keep any contact with another person to an absolute minimum.
“So if you can get other people to do your shopping and leave it at the door or post of whatever you need in the way of paracetamols through the letterbox.”
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