Channel 4 star Jon Snow has gone into self-isolation after a trip abroad sparked coronavirus fears.

The broadcast journalist – who has been the face of Channel 4 News since 1989 – has enforced his own quarantine following his recent stint in Iran.

UK has been advising any one who return from Iran they should self-isolate for 14 days.

The instructions still apply to travellers even if people aren’t showing symptoms.

Fears of coronavirus have been mounting after the killer virus hit mainland Europe.

UK, Germany and France have multiple cases confirmed.

Italy has seen a terrifying surge of the virus spreading in the wake of the outbreak.

Channel 4’s Jon Snow is self-isolating after trip abroad amid coronavirus fears

In a piece to camera, Jon shared how he was feeling while he was contained in the four walls of his flat in north London having returned from his trip.

The journalist confessed the enormity of spending the time by himself for the next 14 days hasn’t hit him yet.

He said: “I’m in self isolation having been to Iran for past four or five days. I’m not meant to congregate with any people. I’m sitting at home. For two weeks.”

The broadcast journalist – who has been the face of Channel 4 News since 1989 – has enforced his own quarantine following his recent stint in Iran

Although Jon is self-isolating, he has not shown any of the symptoms.

His team also have not exhibited any symptoms of the virus. 

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The journalist explained he was feeling fatigued from his journey back.

Snow is the longest-running presenter of Channel 4 News

He elaborated: “I actually feel rather tired but that was from the trip. We weren’t actually near any of the main virus occurred. Well to be actually honesty, the enormity of prospect of 14 days hasn’t hit me.

“Doing things to catch up with. Not had time to work how I’m in fact going to handle this. I’m not very good with my own company.

“It’s why I like working for Channel 4 News, it’s a big, mostly happy team. Maybe if you call me again in 14 days, you’ll have a head case on your hands.”

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