If you think you might have Coronavirus symptoms


A high temperature


A new, continuous cough


Loss or change in sense of smell or taste

Most people with symptoms have at least one of these.

Many people with COVID-19 do not have symptoms but can still infect others. This is why everyone is advised to get tested regularly.

Find out about regular rapid Covid-19 tests

What to do if you have these symptoms


Get a PCR test to check if you have COVID-19

You and anyone you live with should stay at home and not have visitors until you get your test result.

Get help from NHS 111 if:

You are worried about your symptoms
You are not sure what to do

Use 111 online

When to self isolate if you or someone in your house has coronavirus

What is self-isolation?

Self-isolation is when you do not leave your home because you have or might have coronavirus (COVID-19).

This helps stop the virus spreading to other people.

Find out more here

    Face masks – when to wear one

    In England, face coverings are no longer required by law.

    The government suggests that you continue to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces where you may come into contact with other people you do not normally meet.

    These changes apply to England only.

    Find out more here

    Getting tested for COVID-19

    Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test, how to get tested and the different types of tests, is available on the NHS website.

    Testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

    Further information

    NHS England has produced a list of common questions about coronavirus, covering advice for you and your family, how it’s caught and spread, prevention, self-isolation, testing and treatment and foreign travel.