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'I'm quarantined to my bedroom because of coronavirus'

Student Joanne McNulty has quarantined herself after returning from a region of Italy affected by coronavirus.

Ms McNulty was studying in the city of Pavia as surrounding towns were quarantined to stop the spread of the virus.

Speaking to 5 Live's Sarah Brett, she said the fear amongst her fellow students was being quarantined abroad for "potentially for weeks".

As she lives with her family, Ms McNulty has confined herself to her bedroom to avoid potentially passing on any illness to her parents.

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