COVID-19 Need to know

The current corona virus pandemic is an evolving situation – this page will be updated regularly as new information comes to light.

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Last updated: 6/5/2020

What is COVID-19?

Corona viruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.  COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered corona virus. This new virus was unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.