Symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to a range of other illnesses such as influenza. Having any of these symptoms does not necessarily mean that you have COVID-19.
You can take some simple steps to help stop the spread of diseases like COVID-19:
Go to the Ministry of Health website for more information about preventing the risk:
If you have the symptoms and have recently been to a country or area of concern, or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19, please call Healthline’s COVID-19 line, with translators and interpreters available 24/7 in 150 languages:
If you intend to visit your GP or after-hours medical centre, phone ahead to let them know.
More health advice and virus prevention information is available on the Ministry of Health website: