When do I need to self-isolate?

Posted on March 19, 2020

You will need to self isolate for 7 days if you have:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

You will need to self isolate for 14 days if anyone in your household displays the symptoms above.

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