COVID-19, sometimes called Coronavirus, is a virus that has made lots of people sick all around the world.

A virus is an illness or disease that can spread easily from one person to another person.

COVID-19 is spreading quickly. This makes it a pandemic.

A virus becomes a pandemic when it spreads quickly to lots of countries around the world.

On this page you can find information about:

  • COVID-19
  • how to look after yourself and stop the spread of COVID-19
  • how to look after your mental health during COVID-19.

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Current as at: Monday 26 September 2022
Contact page owner: Health Protection NSW