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Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as returning Brits told ‘self-isolate'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Locals in Sicily have been seen stockpiling food as the first case of coronavirus on the southern island was confirmed
A woman on holiday in Palermo has become the first person to test positive for coronavirus in the south of Italy.
The Italian woman, who lives in Bergamo in the northern region of Lombardy, fell sick while visiting friends in the south, regional president Nello Musumeci today confirmed.
She is now in isolation in Palermo's Cervello hospital. Those she was travelling with in the Sicilian capital have now been placed under quarantine, according to local media.
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Britons returning from coronavirus-hit Italy told to self-isolate

Britons returning from coronavirus-hit Italy told to self-isolate

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

UK government issues advice to people travelling from quarantine regions Coronavirus - latest news People returning to the UK from quarantine zones in northern Italy should immediately self-isolate to stop the spread of coronavirus, the health secretary, Matt Hancock, has said. The British government updated its guidance on Tuesday morning and suggests anyone returning from the region north of Pisa should avoid contact with others if they start to show flu-like symptoms.
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Coronavirus: Britons returning from northern Italy told to self-isolate

1 month ago   |   By BBC

Anyone returning from north of Pisa is being asked to self-isolate if they have flu-like symptoms.
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Coronavirus: Brits Returning From Northern Italy Should 'Self Isolate', Health Secretary Warns

Coronavirus: Brits Returning From Northern Italy Should 'Self Isolate', Health Secretary Warns

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that the official advice around coronavirus is being updated so that people returning to the UK from anywhere in northern Italy should self-isolate if they have flu-like symptoms. Speaking on BBC Breakfast on Tuesday, Hancock added that people returning from any areas quarantined by the Italian government should self-isolate whether they show symptoms or not. He said: “Yes, the official advice which will be formally updated at eight o'clock this morning is going to change so that those who have been to northern Italy - north of Pisa - if they have...
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Coronavirus latest: Brits returning from virus hotbed in northern Italy told to self-isolate

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Brits returning from northern Italy quarantined by the country's government over the coronavirus have been told to self-isolate.
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