FCO updates travel advice for those returning from Hubei Province and a set of other countries
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
General public returning from Hubei Province and selected countries
Updated advice published on 7 February 2020
To minimise the risk of transmission
This is advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) that people who have travelled from Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days, even if they do not have symptoms of the virus, should immediately stay indoors, avoid contact with other people and call NHS 111 to inform them of recent travel to the area. Those who have returned to the UK from China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and do develop symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath, should immediately stay indoors, avoid contact with other people and call NHS 111 to inform them of recent travel to the country.