The available evidence tells us recovery is different for everyone. Symptoms may persist for weeks or months. That’s why it’s very important to find the right treatment and support.
There is a lot you can do to help yourself, depending on your symptoms. Click here to find out more.
We don’t yet know why some people take longer to recover. There are some factors which may contribute. These include:
If you have a weak antibody response, the virus can remain in the blood
If you become re-infected with COVID-19
If you were admitted to hospital due to your COVID-19 diagnosis, you may already be receiving follow up support from the hospital team. If not, please contact your GP surgery. They will help you to access the right support.
There is a lot you can do to support your own recovery from COVID-19. Visit the ‘Your COVID recovery’ website for more details: