• COVID-19
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Novel coronavirus
  • Stay home if the coronavirus test shows that you have coronavirus. 
  • Drink plenty of fluids. You can take paracetamol to treat a sore throat or fever. 
  • Call your GP or the out-of-hours service (huisartsenpost) immediately if 1 or more of the following conditions apply to you:
  • You feel more and more ill over a few days.
  • Your breathing becomes faster and faster or more difficult (for example while walking).
  • You are confused.
  • You have had a fever for more than 3 days (38 degrees Celsius or higher). 
    Are you over 70 years old, or do you have a chronic illness or a weakened immune system? In that case, call immediately if you have a fever.
  • The municipal health service (GGD) will tell you when you may leave your home.