The UK has told people with symptoms or who test positive for Covid-19 to stay in self-isolation for seven days, or longer if they are still symptomatic, CNN reported. The World Health Organization’s guidelines, by contrast, state people must stay in self-isolation for 14 days after they develop symptoms.
In a video posted to Twitter, Johnson also urged people not to go outside as good weather arrives in the UK over the coming days. “Everybody may be getting a bit stir-crazy,” he said. “Please, stick with the guidance,” he said.
Another quick update from me on our campaign against #coronavirus.
— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) April 3, 2020
We wish the prime minister and all coronavirus victims the quickest recovery.