Contact Tracing Guidance

As of 10/02/2021, the testing of close contacts of confirmed cases of COVID-19 will resume as follows:

  • All close contacts (including healthcare workers) will be tested at Day 0 and Day 10 after their last exposure to a case.
  • All close contacts (including healthcare workers) may end the period of restricted movements on receipt of a 'not detected' test result from a test conducted on Day 10 since last exposure, as long as they have no symptoms.

For information on who is considered to be a close contact, please see

For information on category 2 countries, please see

Last updated 22nd February 2021

Information Leaflets

Further Contact Tracing Resources

Contact Tracing Video Resources

HSE COVID-19 Tracker App (11/11/2020)