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Public Health Services Issues Coronavirus Advice

Steps are being taken to ensure Covid-19 is tackled properly in the Bailiwick.

Following on from the news that eighty school students have been isolated after a skiing trip to Italy, Public Health Services have updated isolation advice.

It's advised on two groups of countries - named A and B.

Group A

 Mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau)
 Iran
 South Korea
 Specific lockdown areas designated by the government of Italy

Group B

 Thailand,
 Japan,
 Republic of Korea,
 Hong Kong,
 Taiwan,
 Singapore,
 Malaysia or
 Macau
 Northern Italy (defined by a line above, and not including, Pisa, Florence and Rimini),
 Vietnam
 Cambodia
 Laos
 Myanmar
 Indonesia

If you are returning from group A back to Guernsey you're asked to self-isolate for 14 days and if you're arriving from group B you should only self-isolate if you have relevant Covid-19 symptoms.

Symptoms include:

Fever, cough or shortness of breath.

You should also contact Public Health on 725241 if you have any concerns.

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