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What to do if you have coronavirus symptoms

By Adrian 19 Jul 2021

Updated on 19 July 2021.

Have you seen our new requirements, requests and recommendations for staying safe, together?

The symptoms of coronavirus are a new, persistent cough, high temperature, and/or loss/change of your sense of taste/smell. If you are unwell with any one or more of these symptoms, please:

1. Stay in your room.

2. Seek and follow medical advice.

3. Tell us at

4. See the government guidance for self-isolation at

5. Review our guidance for self-isolating in halls:

6. When you receive your coronavirus test result

  • Tell us the result at
  • AND, between the hours of 8am and 11pm, please also tell a member of our team by phoning reception.

It is important to tell us your test result immediately, because this will guide our decisions about contact tracing and quarantine.

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Adrian is a medical doctor, the Student Health & Wellbeing Manager at the University of London and the Warden of Connaught Hall, where he has lived for almost 25 years.
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