This factsheet is intended to assist in the management of suspected cases of Covid-19 in the workplace.

It details the action that may be required in the event of an individual showing symptoms of coronavirus infection, as well as confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the workplace.

Main Symptoms of Covid-19

The main symptoms of coronavirus (Covid-19) are:

  • a high temperature: this means a person feels hot to touch on the chest or back (there is no need to measure their temperature)

  • a new, continuous cough: this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or three or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if they usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

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