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What if coronavirus means you have to self-isolate?

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said Britons returning from quarantined Italian towns must self-isolate, even if they have no symptoms.

Plus, those with flu-like symptoms coming back from areas of Italy north of Pisa should stay at home for 14 days.

Italy has put several towns in Lombardy and Veneto into lockdown because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Workers who are ill are entitled to statutory sick pay. But what if you suspect you might be infected with the coronavirus, or have to care for somebody that is?

Read the answers to those questions and more here.