In recent weeks, there has been an increasing number of cases regarding COVID-19.
Lincolnshire Health Protection Service have issued the below information to schools.
Pupils and staff with respiratory symptoms such as COVID-19 or Influenza, who have high temperature or do not feel well, should stay at home and avoid contact with others until they no longer have a temperature or they feel well enough to return to school or work.
What to do if you have a positive COVID-19 test?
The advice is to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 3 days from the date of the positive test With the day of the test being day 0.
A child or young person who is a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, should continue to attend their education setting as normal.
Adults with a positive COVID-19 test should try to stay at home and avoid others for 5 days after the test has been taken. The day the test is taken will be counted as day 0.
Symptoms of COVID-19:
• High Temperature
• Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
• Shortness of breath
• Aching body
• Sore throat
• Blocked or runny nose
• Loss of appetite
• Feeling sick or being sick
• New continuous cough
The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to illnesses such as influenza and norovirus, and it can be hard to distinguish the differences between these.
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