Covid-19: What are the steps if you are in contact?

Verified 01 February 2023 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

You were in contact with a person who has just tested positive to the COVID-19. ? We're giving you the recommendations to follow.

You don't have to isolate yourself.

However, it is recommended that:

  • to respect the gestures
  • and avoid contact with fragile persons.

Since 1er february 2023, if you have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, you are no longer required to do a screening test (self-test, RT-PCR or antigen test) after 2 days.

However, the screening test is recommended, especially if you notice symptoms (headache, temperature, etc.).


If your test result is COVID-19 positive, it is recommended isolate yourself and your loved ones. Since 1er February 2023, the service managed by the Health Insurance, which was used to notify people with whom you had been in contact, is no longer active.

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