As of 2:30pm 26 February 2020, there are four confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in NSW and 213 cases under investigation.
If you develop a fever, a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath within 14 days of travel to an affected area, seek medical attention:
A novel coronavirus called COVID-19 is causing respiratory disease. The majority of cases are affecting people in Hubei Province, China and there is much to learn about how it is spread, its severity, and other features.
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The Australian Government is currently restricting entry to people travelling from mainland China to Australia. These restrictions will be reviewed on 27 February.
Infection with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is now a notifiable condition under the NSW Public Health Act, so all cases and suspected cases must be reported by doctors to NSW Health public health authorities who will work to prevent spread of the infection to others.
A range of resources are available below to support health professionals in the response to novel coronavirus.
All resources including webinars and information for patients
A range of resources are available:
Call the National Coronavirus Health Information line on 1800 020 080.