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Status update

As of 2:30pm 21 February 2020, there are four confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in NSW and 55 cases under investigation.


NSW Health response

Feeling unwell?

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:

Find the facts

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.

Find the facts

Advice for students

Travel restriction and advice

The Australian Government is currently restricting entry to people travelling from mainland China to Australia. These restrictions will be reviewed on 21 February.

Home isolation guides

Information for contacts

Health professionals

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

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Contact us

Still have questions?

Call the National Coronavirus Health Information line on 1800 020 080.

Page Updated: Friday 21 February 2020
Contact page owner: Health Protection NSW