Anyone with symptoms of coronavirus – a new continuous cough OR a high fever OR a loss or change of taste or smell – should self-isolate immediately and not leave home. Other members of your household must also self-isolate.
You should ask for a test as soon as you have any of these symptoms. You can ask for a test on line https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or call 119 if you have no internet access.
The NHS Test and Trace service
If you’re identified as a close contact of a confirmed case, NHS Test and Trace will contact you by email, text or phone. Text messages will come from the NHS. Calls will come from 0300 0135000. Children under 18 will be contacted by phone wherever possible and asked for their parent or guardian’s permission to continue the call.
You’ll be asked to sign in to the NHS Test and Trace contact tracing website at https://contact-tracing.phe.gov.uk. If you cannot use the contact tracing website, they will call you.
The NHS Test and Trace service will not: