Who is a Close Contact (Aeroplane)

You are a Close Contact (aeroplane) if you were sitting within 2 rows of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Public Health Unit will let you know you are a Close Contact.

What you need to do

If you are a Close Contact (aeroplane) you must:

  • isolate for 5 days
  • take 2 COVID-19 tests — on Day 3 and Day 5
  • monitor for symptoms and if any develop, take a test straightaway.

How to self-isolate

Your Day 3 test will be a rapid antigen tests (RATs). You must report your results, even if it is negative.


How to report your RAT

Email covid.results@gov.nu or report your result during your daily welfare check.

If you are travelling or on holiday

If you are travelling or on holiday in Niue, you may have to change your travel plans so you can complete your isolation period.

You are expected to meet any additional costs associated with extending your stay or booking alternative accommodation. Check your travel insurance policy to see if you are covered.

When you can leave isolation

You can leave isolation after 5 days if your Day 5 PCR test is negative. You must report to Niue Foou Hospital for your PCR test. Wear a face mask and use the drive through testing station near the hospital.

If you test positive during your isolation period, you will need to isolate for 7 days from the earliest of either:

  • the day your symptoms started
  • the date you tested positive for COVID-19.

Advice if you have COVID-19