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From 1 April, updated guidance will advise people with symptoms of a respiratory infection, including COVID-19, and a high temperature or who feel unwell, to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and they no longer have a high temperature.
From 1 April, anyone with a positive COVID-19 test result will be advised to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. 3 days for those age 18 and under.
Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people, where they can.
They can go back to school, college or childcare and activities when they no longer have a high temperature, and they are well enough to attend.