Colds, flu and Covid-19 are caused by different viruses, but can have similar symptoms.

It can be hard to judge which one you may have.

Most people who feel ill with coronavirus will have at least one of the key symptoms:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss or change to their sense of smell or taste

If your child is unwell please refer to the below guide to help you assess whether your child may have COVID-19

Covid 19 Flowchart

The BBC have also put together some really helpful information to help with possible COVID-19 symptoms: