Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family.

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

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  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): courts and tribunals planning and preparation

    This page provides advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated when new advice is available.

  2. Response to the Financial Times article on ventilators

    Response to 28/03/20 edition of FT Weekend's claims on ventilators.

  3. Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk in the UK

    The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.

  4. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for local government

    Guidance for local councils during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  5. COVID-19 and renting: guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities

    Non-statutory guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities in the private and social rented sectors in the context of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  6. Coronavirus (COVID-19): school closures

    What schools will need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  7. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

    Questions and answers about the provisions being made for vulnerable children and young people.

  8. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings

    Guidance and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students.

  9. Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers

    Guidance for schools and colleges to support them keeping children safe, including online, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  10. MHRA guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)

    We are producing guidance for industry covering the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  11. Coronavirus (COVID-19) and high blood pressure medication

    There is no evidence from clinical or epidemiological studies that treatment with ACE-I or ARBs might worsen COVID-19 infection.

  12. PM call with President Trump: 27 March 2020

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Donald Trump.

  13. Government launches new drive on coronavirus tests for frontline NHS staff

    NHS staff will be first in line for a new coronavirus (COVID-19) testing programme being developed in collaboration with government and industry.

  14. Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents

    This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.

  15. Coronavirus (COVID-19): specialist vehicle approval tests

    Approval tests for newly-built, rebuilt, radically-altered and imported vehicles are suspended due to coronavirus - but critical vehicles can still be tested.

  16. Regulatory status of equipment being used to help prevent coronavirus (COVID-19)

    There are different regulations which apply to devices and equipment including hand gels and PPE (personal protective equipment)

  17. Closing certain businesses and venues

    This document provides guidance on the closure of certain businesses and venues as part of further social distancing measures.

  18. Updated French professional travel waiver certificate

    Translation of the Updated French professional travel exemption relating to the COVID-19 decree.

  19. French personal travel waiver certificate

    A translation of the updated French personal travel exemption relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) decree.

  20. Annual inspection waiver for tank vehicles

    Notice allowing tank vehicles, with extended roadworthiness test certificates, to remain in service and on our roads without a valid ADR 1(C) certificate.