Guide East Devon residents Coronavirus update - 31 July 2020

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2. Coronavirus isolation period extended from seven to 10 days

People who test positive for coronavirus or show symptoms in the UK must now self-isolate for at least 10 days, rather than seven.

Until now, those showing key symptoms - a new continuous cough, a temperature or loss of taste or smell - have had to self-isolate for at least a week.

The new advice is in line with World Health Organisation guidance. 

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