Advice issued on mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation should not be administered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If someone collapses in a public space, they should only be given chest compressions.

The Government has issued guidance to say if a victim is suspected of having the coronavirus, a cloth should be placed over their mouth and nose.

Senior Official Elizabeth Canavan says don't listen for breath sounds either.

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