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It is likely that some of us will be required to isolate at home due to either testing positive or being in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. ​​​​​​​

Affected by COVID-19? Here’s what you need to know

If you are waiting for COVID-19 test result

  • Fill in this form. Contact your course coordinator on Stream if this impacts your ability to study.
  • If you are well: Isolate or study at home.
  • If you are unwell: Isolate at home.

If you test positive for COVID-19

If you live with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19

You are considered a Household Contact.

  • Fill in this form.
  • Self-isolate for 7 days from the day the person with COVID-19 tests positive.
  • Get a test on days 3 and 7 of isolation.
  • Contact your course coordinator if this impacts your ability to study.

If you get a notification that you are a Close Contact.

You may receive a notification from your workplace, school or through the NZ COVID Tracer app that you are a Close Contact.

If you are well:

  • No isolation required.
  • Monitor your symptoms for 7 days.
  • If you believe you are at higher risk of COVID-19 talk to your course coordinator about suitable next steps.

If you are unwell:

  • Fill out this form.
  • Isolate at home.
  • Get a COVID-19 test.
  • Contact your course coordinator if this impacts your ability to study.

Halls of residence students

Halls students should notify duty staff if they are self-isolating. You can find more information on our Accommodation page.

Returning to campus after recovering from COVID-19

You can now leave isolation after 7 days – you no longer need a negative test if you are feeling better. The Unite against COVID-19 website has good information on what to expect after you have had COVID-19. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Unite against COVID-19