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What to do if you test positive for novel coronavirus

In this pamphlet, you will find the answer to some of the questions you may have if you test positive for novel coronavirus.


24 January 2022: The material has not been updated according to the latest guidelines for self-isolation, close contacts and 'other' contacts.


  • What to do if you test positive for novel coronavirus?
  • How do I self-isolate?
  • When are you no longer contagious and can stop self-isolating?
  • Tracing close contacts and other contacts
  • What does it mean to pay special attention to hygiene and cleaning?
  • About being ill with COVID-19
  • Do you become immune after you have had COVID-19?
  • Further information


Updated 30 December

  • New revised version

Updated 5 July - version date 2 July

  • New revised version

Updated 4 June

  • New revised version

Updated 19 March

  • New revised version

Updated 17 February

  • New revised version

Updated 11 February

  • Revised version

Updated 1 February 2021

  • Revised version

Updated 12 January 2021

  • Revised version - changes in phone numbers

Updated 16 December

  • New version added
28 July 2020
  • First version published