Latest information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
NOTE: Advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including what to do if you have symptoms, and what action you need to take to prevent its spread, has changed. We are updating our website. For the latest information visit the UK Department of Health and Social Care.
Most cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) seem to be mild.
Coronavirus is a viral disease that can cause coughing, fever and difficulty breathing. It can be more severe in older people, those with weakened immune systems and some long-term conditions like diabetes or cancer.