Updated COVID-19 advice
There are changes to self-isolation rules that affect household contacts.
If a household contact tests positive to COVID-19, you and the COVID-positive person must self-isolate for 7 days. Have a test as soon as possible and again on day 6. If all tests are negative, you can leave isolation after 7 days.
You don’t need to repeat self-isolation if another person in your household tests positive in the 14 days after you finish self-isolating. If another person in your household tests positive for COVID-19 more than 14 days after you’ve self-isolated, you’ll have to self-isolate again for 7 days.
If you’re unsure whether you need to self-isolate, you can use this table to assess your risk and know what to do if you’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19.