Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

31 March 2020

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The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to produce daily situation reports on the coronavirus disease COVID-19 pandemic, listing all affected countries and the number of confirmed cases.

As of 23 March 2020, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a further exceptional travel advisory, recommending that all British nationals travelling abroad should return to the UK if commercial flights are still available. The FCO also warn that international travel is becoming highly limited with the further closure of air routes, land borders and domestic restrictions that prevent flights from leaving.

Information relating to travel and COVID-19 is available on the TRAVAX (for healthcare practitioners) and fitfortravel (for the general public) websites.

Information on COVID-19 for the general public is available on the NHS Inform (Scotland) and the NHS.UK (rest of the UK) websites.

Information and resources on COVID-19 for health professionals is availableĀ on theĀ Health Protection Scotland (HPS) (Scotland) and Public Health England (PHE) (rest of the UK) websites.

Source: TRAVAX, 24 March 2020