3 Patients known or suspected to have COVID-19

3 Patients known or suspected to have COVID-19

3.1 When patients with known or suspected COVID‑19 have been identified, follow appropriate UK government guidance on infection prevention and control. This includes recommendations on patient transfers, and options for outpatient settings.

3.2 For all patients with known or suspected COVID‑19:

3.3 If COVID‑19 is later diagnosed in a patient not isolated from admission or presentation, follow UK government guidance for health professionals.