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When to get tested - coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you’re feeling sick

If you have any of the following COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested. Stay home until you get the result and your symptoms resolve:

FeverFever
CoughCough
Sore throatSore throat
Shortness of breathShortness of breath
Runny noseRunny nose
HeadacheHeadache
FatigueFatigue
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Vomiting or nauseaVomiting or nausea
Loss of smellLoss of smell
Loss of tasteLoss of taste

Call Triple Zero (000) if you are very sick, including if you are experiencing breathlessness, chest pain, or severe light-headedness.

If you are a close contact of a person who has COVID-19

If you are a close contact of a confirmed case, you need to follow the steps for close contacts.

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