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Coronavirus: 96 Confirmed Cases

There are now 96 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Jersey.

That's an increase of 15 since the previous update on Monday 30 March.

872 tests have come back negative, with 247 pending.

The government announced that on-island testing kits should be here by mid-April - you can read more on that here.

Tests up until now have been taking place via the UK facility at Colindale.


 Coronavirus Advice

If you think you might have the virus, you should self-isolate and call the Health Department's coronavirus helpline:

01534 445566

It's open every day between 8am and 8pm. Calls outside these times, or when the line is engaged, won't be answered straight away - but we're told to leave a message and Health officials will call you back.

Please don't visit your GP or the Emergency Department at the General Hospital if you think you have the virus.

Coronavirus symptoms are similar to that of the flu - a combination of a cough, fever and aching muscles. If you've had any symptoms, even if you haven't travelled abroad, we're being told to self-isolate until they clear up (for a minimum of seven days).

Anyone who has come into contact with a person confirmed to have the coronavirus should stay in self-isolation for at least 14 days.

All the latest information can be found on Gov.je.

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