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What should I do if I’ve been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19?

You should:

  • Self-isolate for 14 days: As you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should self-isolate for 14 days from when you were in contact with that person.
  • Monitor your health: If you develop a continuous cough, high temperature or loss of taste or smell, you should book a test.

If you start to develop COVID-19 symptoms you should continue to self-isolate and book a test https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/ask-for-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/.

Updated: 2 months ago Posted: June 12, 2020 3:18 pm Share: