Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a type of virus. Typical symptoms include fever, a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; loss of taste.
Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.
This is a rapidly changing situation which is being monitored carefully. Everyone has a part in controlling the spread of COVID-19.