St Benet's Catholic Primary School

NHS website:
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

The following ARE symptoms of coronavirus

Individuals will need a test if they have any of the following:

  • A high temperature: any new high temperature where the person feels hot to touch on their chest or back (you do not need to measure the temperature);
  • A new continuous cough: coughing a lot for more than an hour, or three or more coughing episodes in 24 hours;
  • A loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste: a noticeable loss of smell or taste or things smell and taste different to normal.

Individuals do not need a test if they have a runny nose, are sneezing or feeling unwell but do not have a temperature, cough or loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste because these are not normally symptoms of coronavirus.