You can get a throat and nose swab test for whether you currently have coronavirus. This is part of the 5-pillar strategy for coronavirus testing. Testing is most effective within 3 days of symptoms developing. To read more on the governments advice on getting tested please click this link : https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested?utm_source=d00c05e5-739a-48e9-b783-8862c8edf765&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily
To stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), you should try to avoid close contact with anyone you do not live with. This is called social distancing. Stay at home as much as possible It's very important to stay at home as much as possible. There are only a few specific reasons to leave your home, including: for work, if you cannot work from home going to shops to get things like food and medicine, or to collect things you've ordered to exercise or spend time outdoors for any medical reason, to donate blood, avoid injury or illness, escape risk of harm, provide care or help a vulnerable person When outside your home, it's important to try to stay 2 metres (3 steps) away from anyone you do not live with.