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What should I do if I’ve been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 symptoms but hasn’t tested positive?

If the person you have been in contact with has not tested positive for COVID-19, you do not need to self-isolate. You should continue to social distance and stay at home as much as possible.

If you start to develop COVID-19 symptoms you should self-isolate and book a test.

Key messages:

  • Monitor your health: As you have been in contact with someone who has coronavirus symptoms, you should start to monitor your own health. If you develop a continuous cough, high temperature or loss of taste or smell, you should self-isolate immediately.
  • Follow government advice: If you do not have symptoms you do not need to self-isolate. If you have to leave your house for essential travel, you should follow current government advice on social distancing.

Updated: 2 months ago Posted: June 12, 2020 3:22 pm Share: