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Sky News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Breaking self-isolation to be made illegal in England” – below is their description.
People who may have coronavirus will be required to self-isolate by law, with those who refuse facing fines of up to £10,000 in England. Ministers are toughening up their stance by making the current guidance a legal requirement in a bid to try and prevent a second spike of COVID-19 ballooning across the UK and a potential second national lockdown. Sky’s Tom Rayner reports. WATCH FULL DOCUMENTARY: BITTER PILL HERE: https://youtu.be/HhAJBDdnZBISky News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: COVID-19
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Symptoms of coronavirus
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- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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