COVID-19 NI

What is meant by close contact?

Close contacts are:

  • people you spend 15 minutes or more with, at a distance of less than two metres.
  • people you have direct contact with – such as household members, sexual partners or people with whom you have had face-to-face conversations at a distance of less than one metre.

The contact must have taken place between two days before and up to seven days after symptoms appeared.

Close contact SMS

For more information about receiving a close contact SMS please visit https://covid-19.hscni.net/closecontact/

Close contact alert from StopCOVID NI

For more information about receiving a close contact alert from StopCOVID NI please visit https://covid-19.hscni.net/guidance/stopcovid-ni-notifications-explained/

Updated: 2 weeks ago Posted: June 25, 2020 3:34 pm Share: