Currently there is an outbreak of new flu-like illness in China, called 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Since the first cases were identified the virus has spread to other countries in travellers. Here is some advice to help protect you and others from 2019-nCoV.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. Novel coronavirus (also called 2019-nCoV) is a new strain of coronavirus affecting humans.
Symptoms may include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to show after a person has been infected
If you have fever, cough, or difficulty breathing please let an immigration or health officer at the airport know now.
If you are sick after arriving from China or another 2019-nCoV affected area: It’s important you seek medical advice. Call 23-200 ext 1344/1321/1319 or +676 8880495 /+676 7702469 and explain your recent travel history. Avoid public areas and self isolate to help stop the spread.
If you are travelling, some simple practices can help protect you from many infectious diseases, including 2019-nCoV:
As a precaution, avoid visiting markets where food and liveanimals are sold.