Could it be coronavirus?

It is still important to be mindful about coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, which are the same for adults and children and can include the symptoms below. Many of these are similar to symptoms of illnesses such as colds and flu.

  • High temperature
  • Shortness of breath
  • A sore throat
  • Feeling sick of being sick
  • A new and continuous cough
  • Feeling tired, or exhaused
  • Loss of appetite
  • An aching body
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
  • A headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • A blocked or runny nose

You should consult the advice specific to your area in the UK

If you or your child is in a high-risk group, it is particularly important that you read the appropriate sections and contact the recommended agencies if you or your child has symptoms or you have  queries.

For advice on what to do or for vaccination information, please visit:
NHS England
NIDirect in Norther Ireland
NHS Inform for Scotland
NHS Wales 111: