Health and Wellbeing
Loss of taste/smell is a symptom of COVID-19
There are now THREE symptoms to look out for:
- new persistent cough
- high temperature (37.8C or above)
- loss of, or change to, the sense of taste or smell.
Anyone with one or more of these symptoms must self-isolate for seven days from when the symptom(s) started.
See our article about self-isolation for more details and for specific advice and support for self-isolating in our intercollegiate halls.
Our information about social distancing has also been updated recently, to reflect new rules published by the UK government. The main changes are:
- there is now no limit to the number of times per day that you can go outdoors for exercise or recreation;
- you are allowed to meet one person from outside your household, outdoors whilst maintaining a distance of 2 metres;
- members of the public are now advised to wear a face covering in circumstances where it may be more difficult to maintain social distancing, such as on public transport and in shops.
You can find all our information about COVID-19 HERE.
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