The current guidelines advise that the most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of new continuous cough and/or high temperature. If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for 7 days from when your symptoms started.
For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection, It is very important that you stay at home whilst you have coronavirus (COVID-19). This will help to protect your friends, colleagues and the wider community and will help control the spread of the virus. you do not need to call NHS111 to go into self-isolation. If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days contact NHS 111 online. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999
We realise that staying at home may be difficult or frustrating, but there are things that you can do to help make it easier. These include:
Planning ahead and ask others for help to ensure that you can successfully stay at home.
Ask your employer, friends and family to help you to get the things you need to stay at home.
Stay at least 2 metres (about 3 steps) away from other people in your home whenever possible.
Sleep alone, if that is possible.
Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, each time using soap and water.
Stay away from vulnerable individuals such as the elderly and those with underlying health conditions as much as possible.
For further information please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/