The NSW Government changed the rules about self-isolation on 14 October 2022.
Now you do not have to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19.
NSW Health still recommends you stay home if you test positive for COVID-19.
Staying home when you have COVID-19:
If you tested positive on a rapid antigen test (RAT) you can register your result with
Registering your positive RAT means:
Many people with COVID-19 can manage safely at home.
You can use the monitor your symptoms table to help you.
If you are concerned about your symptoms, you can call:
You should call 000 if you:
To reduce the risk to others NSW Health recommends you:
Tell people that you live with, or spend a lot of time with, that you have COVID-19.
People you live with or spend a lot of time indoors with are at greatest risk of catching COVID-19 from you. You should tell then you have tested positive and try to separate from them as much as possible.