Coronavirus in Taunton: Latest Information and Advice

Coronavirus in Taunton: Latest Information and Advice


Coronavirus is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. The coronavirus symptoms include a cough, fever and breathing difficulties. 

You can find more information on the coronavirus on the National Health Service (NHS) website

How will coronavirus impact my travel to Taunton? 
In response to the current coronavirus outbreak, the UK government has advised against all unnecessary travel and has asked public to stop 'non-essential contact'. 

This means that many Taunton attractions and businesses have temporarily closed and events and conferences are postponed.

There may be some reductions and revised timetables on the public transport network, please see the Buses of Somerset website and Trainline Website for the latest information.

Stay up to date with the latest advice on the official government website.

Current Government Guidelines (applicable in England):

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. 

Hands. Face. Space.
To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:

  • wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
  • cover face - wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
  • make space - stay at least 2 metres apart, or 1 metre with a face covering or other precautions
  • If you are feeling unwell, get a test and do not leave home for at least 10 days
  • do not meet in groups larger than 6

Further resources 

Visit the  official UK government website  for the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak and advice for travellers, or take a look at the frequently asked questions on coronavirus on the  National Heath Service (NHS) website


Coronavirus in Taunton: Latest Information and Advice


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