The same goes for anyone who has been in contact with a confirmed case of the coronavirus.
For the rest of us, the instruction from the Australian government has been to practise social distancing. Any non-essential indoor gathering (pub, wedding, cafe etc.) has a 100 person limit, and any non-essential outdoor gathering has a 500 person limit. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced this week that there would be four square metres provided per person in an enclosed space.
If that sounds confusing, that’s because it is.
The information will continue to change, and as it stands schools and shopping centres are exceptions.
The World Health Organisation as well doctors on the front line put it more simply. The best thing for Australians to do right now is to avoid all unnecessary social gatherings. This might mean working from home (if possible), not going out to dinner with friends, and…