What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-03-23T14:51:50+10:30

What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. Symptoms include fever, coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. The virus can spread from person to person, but good hygiene can prevent infection. Find out who is at risk and what you should do if you think you have COVID-19. How it spreads The virus can spread from person to person through: close contact with an infectious person (including in the 24 hours before they started showing symptoms) contact with droplets from an infected person’s cough or sneeze touching objects or surfaces [...]