We will go through the Bill piece by piece, and report on its passage through Parliament. Here we start with the most basic element – the definition.
THE STATUTORY DEFINITION
Section 1 defines coronavirus. This section also makes it clear that a person who has had coronavirus, but is now clear, does not come within the definition of someone infected.
SECTION 1: THE MEANING OF CORONAVIRUS
Meaning of “coronavirus” and related terminology
(1)In this Act—
“coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
“coronavirus disease” means COVID-19 (the official designation of the
disease which can be caused by coronavirus).