As more people across the United States test positive for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, it’s important to know what to do if you think you have the virus.

If you develop mild flu-like symptoms, call your doctor or your local health department and mention why you think you may have COVID-19, said Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News’ chief medical correspondent.

Your doctor can work with the state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to decide if you should be tested.

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