You still need to stay at home when you finish self-isolating, but you can go out for essential trips such as buying food. For up to date advice on current Government guidance visit the COVID-19 page on the NHS website.
For all positive test results, we also have an obligation to report your results to Public Health England and the NHS to ensure they maintain accurate records and statistics on the spread of the virus.
If you have a positive test for coronavirus, your response will depend on the test that you’ve taken and your current symptoms. In all cases, you should continue adhering to current government guidance on coronavirus.
In the event that a PCR test for coronavirus returns a positive result, you do not need to seek medical attention unless your symptoms worsen. If they do worsen then you should refer to NHS 111 coronavirus service .
If you take one of our antibody tests and test positive, you will still need to follow government guidance. At this stage there is no certainty over whether or not this result offers immunity, but more will become clear on this as time progresses.
For up to date advice on current Government guidance visit the COVID-19 page on the NHS website.