The advice comes as the government faces growing criticism over a lack of testing for frontline staff.
Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab is thought to be the youngest person to have died with the virus in the UK.
However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.
UN boss António Guterres calls for an "immediate co-ordinated" global response to tackle the crisis.
A woman surprised her fiancé for his birthday by organising a mass sing-along in their apartment building.
More than 1,000 people volunteer to help make face shields for front-line workers.
The Bank of England welcomed the decision by the UK's biggest banks and encouraged them to scrap bonuses.
The government is working to increase coronavirus tests, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove says.
The Dow Jones and FTSE 100 have fallen more than 20% since the start of the year.
MSPs are expected to pass new emergency powers in a single day in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.
The "shambles" over mass testing for coronavirus and the UK's youngest virus death make the front pages.
Hear from the people on low wages who are taking a risk to keep the country running.
Newsreader George Alagiah says he caught the virus between cancer treatments and had mild symptoms.
Specialist cleaning services are being inundated with requests to disinfect buildings during the coronavirus pandemic.
Musicians in South Korea have played a classical music concert for coronavirus patients.
The Marshes rewrote One Day More from the musical Les Miserables into a song about self-isolation.
Scientists have been amazed at the public's response to help digitise the UK's old rainfall records.
With people staying inside because of coronavirus, the animals are providing "free entertainment".
Coronavirus is throwing many birth plans up in the air and leading some health trusts to increase home births.
The coronavirus crisis is having a huge impact on young people with existing mental health conditions.
Jay Blades, host of BBC One's surprise hit The Repair Shop, never aimed for a career on screen.
Geoff Chutter is the founder of Whitewater West, the world's largest water park design firm.
The 1980s are once again influencing some of the world’s biggest artists like Dua Lipa and The Weeknd.
Security experts back owner's assertion that chat app is not hacking other products.
The three divisions of England's National League are suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Football highlights are set to return to BBC One on Saturday nights with Match of the Day showing highlights of classic Premier League games.
A series of emergency meetings is under way to decide whether Wimbledon can go ahead this year - with cancellation looking inevitable.
The England and Wales Cricket Board is facing the "biggest challenge in its history" as it pledges £60m of support to counties and grassroots clubs.
England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler puts the shirt he wore in last summer's World Cup final victory up for auction to raise money for two hospitals.
The 2019-20 season in Scottish club rugby "has been classified as null and void" because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Staff at the Scottish FA and and SPFL have taken a 10% wage cut, while wage increases and annual bonuses have been waived.
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