People typically had to self-isolate if any of the following reasons applied:
- they had symptoms of COVID-19
- they had a positive COVID-19 test
- they had been in contact with someone who tested positive
- they had travelled from a country not on the banned travel list but had to self-isolate
Use “self-isolation” (noun).
Use “self-isolate” or “self-isolating” (verb).
Include the link to the GOV.UK guidance pages for the first mention in each section.
Do not use “quarantine”, “in quarantine” or “quarantining” unless referring to quarantine after travelling from a country on the banned travel list. See quarantine.