COVID-19 symptoms

This information from the Ministry of Education is designed to help you recognise the symptoms.

When is sick, sick?

This diagram, developed by Dr Siouxsie Wiles has been designed to assist you when considering symptoms (sent to us by a teacher who found it useful). What it tells us is:

  • A dry cough and a high temperature are common to both flu and COVID-19
  • Sneezing is not a symptom of COVID-19, however if someone has COVID-19, then sneezing can spread droplets containing the virus