People who are showing particular symptoms are being told to self-isolate in order to stop the coronavirus from spreading further.
In the UK, if you have a fever or a persistent cough, you should stay at home for seven days. The people you live with should stay at home for 14 days, and have food and medicine delivered.
But how do you know if you’re just ill, feeling a bit ropey or if you have the symptoms of coronavirus? What do the symptoms of coronavirus feel like?
BBC News’ Health and Science Reporter, Laura Foster, takes a look.