Who needs to know

People that you live with

Tell all the people you live with you have tested positive for COVID-19. They are now household contacts.

They will have to isolate from the day you receive your positive test result or first developed symptoms, whichever comes first.


Isolation information for household contacts
Your workplace or school

You should tell your employer or school if you test positive for COVID-19. 

There is help and support available to you, should you need financial support during this time


People who are close contacts

You should tell people you spent time with:

  • 2 days before you started having symptoms
  • 2 days before you tested positive if you had no symptoms.

They are now close contacts. 


COVID contacts