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If you have symptoms of COVID-19

If you get symptoms that might be COVID-19 you should isolate yourself to prevent infecting others, and you should take a PCR test.

Please call your doctor if you feel so unwell that you would like a medical assessment or if your symptoms worry you.

Book a test on coronaprover.dk if you have symptoms but do not feel so unwell that you need to see your doctor.

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1. What are the typical symptoms of COVID-19?

Typical symptoms resemble those of the flu or the common cold, such as:

  • Fever
  • Dry cough
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of sense of taste and smell
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat

Some may also experience other symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. 

Symptoms may vary from person to person. Symptoms such as fever is not a clear indication of whether you have COVID-19 or not. 

2. What to do if you have symptoms

If you have symptoms and are in doubt whether it is COVID-19, you should act as though you are infected until you get the results of your test. 

You must therefore:

  1. Self-isolate
  2. Pay particular attention to hygiene and cleaning
  3. Take a PCR test as soon as possible

Please wear a CE-marked face mask if you have to break your self-isolation briefly, for example if are going to get tested. Remember not to use public transport.

3. When to contact your doctor

You should call your doctor or the out-of-hours medical service :

  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and feel so ill that you would like to consult a doctor
  • If you are worried or in doubt
  • If it concerns a child under the age of 2

The doctor can refer you to a quick response PCR test before you show up for your doctor's appointment, which will typically be the following day. If your doctor feels that you should be seen immediately, he or she may refer you for assessment in an emergency department.

4. When you yourself can book a test at coronaprover.dk

If you have symptoms that could be COVID-19, but you do not feel so ill that you feel the need to consult your doctor you yourself can book a test at coronaprover.dk

This applied to both adults and children aged 2 and older.

5. What to do if you get symptoms of COVID-19 after you have been vaccinated

Once you have been fully vaccinated, you must continue to pay particular attention to hygiene and cleaning, and you must self-isolate and get tested with a PCR test if you have symptoms of COVID-19.

It is important to stress that vaccination does not give you 100% protection against COVID-19. So, in principle, there is a very small chance that you may still become infected and ill.

Updated 17 MAJ 2021