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If you are a close contact of COVID-19

If you think you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, you do not need to do anything.

You should:

Symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do

Testing for COVID-19

You do not need to do a test for COVID-19 unless a healthcare professional asks you to.

If you choose to do a test and it is positive, stay at home for at least 5 days even if you do not have symptoms.

If you have COVID-19

People at higher risk

If you are at a higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19, you should take extra care to watch out for symptoms. For example, if you have a weak immune system or an underlying health condition.

Non-urgent advice: Phone a GP if you have:

Page last reviewed: 18 April 2023