4 Patients with symptoms of COVID‑19 at presentation
4.1 If a patient not previously known or suspected to have COVID‑19 shows symptoms at presentation, follow UK government guidance on investigation and initial clinical management of possible cases. This includes information on testing and isolating patients.
4.2 If COVID‑19 is diagnosed in someone not isolated from admission or presentation, follow UK government guidance on management of exposed healthcare workers and patients in hospital settings. [amended 28 April 2020].