Residents are being urged to use the new NHS Test and Trace service launched today (Thursday 28 May).
The service will help to identify, contain and control coronavirus and reduce the spread of the virus and help to save lives.
Councillor Stephen Craddock, Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing, Walsall Council said:
“Anyone who now tests positive for coronavirus will automatically be contacted by the new NHS Test and Trace Service. They will be required to provide information about where they have been and who they have been in contact with.”
“People identified as having been in close contact with someone who has had a positive test will be notified. They must then stay at home for 14 days, even if they do not have symptoms, this is to stop them unknowingly spreading the virus.”