If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), you should request a test from the NHS.
The symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a high temperature
- a new, continuous cough
- a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
If you have symptoms, get a test as soon as possible. You need to get the test done in the first five days of having symptoms and you can apply for test by visiting the GOV.UK website. .
Once you have completed the online application you will receive details of how you will receive your test. If you do not have access to the Internet, someone else can apply for you or you can call 119.