Coronavirus (COVID-19) - advice for those who are self-isolating

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 however mild, you must self-isolate for at least 10 days from when your symptoms started. You should arrange to have a test to see if you have COVID-19.

If you are not experiencing symptoms but have tested positive for COVID-19, you must self-isolate for at least 10 days, starting from the day the test was taken. If you develop symptoms during this isolation period, restart your 10-day isolation from the day you developed symptoms.

Help and support


If you are self-isolating and need support to access food, you can:

Advice and guidance

COVID-19 assistance helpline

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Tel: 020 8313 4484