Coronavirus (COVID-19)

News and communications

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  1. Transport Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 4 June 2020

    Face coverings will be required on public transport from 15 June 2020..

  2. UK aid-backed drone technology supports Ghana's coronavirus fight

    A partnership between UK aid and Gavi: the Vaccine Alliance, is supporting the Government of Ghana to use Zipline drones to collect coronavirus test samples.

  3. Next steps for work on COVID-19 disparities announced

    Following the release of the Public Health England review into disparities in the risks and outcomes of COVID-19, the Government’s Equality Hub is today (4th June 2020) setting out how this work will be taken forward.

  4. School governance update

    Important news and communications from the Department for Education (DfE) relating to governance in maintained schools and academy trusts in England.

  5. COVID-19: changes to Veterans UK Services

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions, there are changes to Veterans UK services. You can find the latest information here

  6. £7 million for vulnerable pupils leaving Alternative Provision

    More than 11,000 vulnerable young people to receive support to move into next stage of education or employment

  7. Trade Credit Insurance backed by £10 billion guarantee

    Government to provide guarantees of up to £10 billion to Trade Credit Insurance schemes for business-to-business transactions

  8. PM statement at the coronavirus press conference: 3 June 2020

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference on 3 June 2020.

  9. Home Secretary oral statement on health measures at the border

    The Home Secretary delivered an oral statement to the House of Commons on health measures being introduced at the border in response to coronavirus.

  10. Health and Social Care Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 2 June 2020

    Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock gave the 2 June 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  11. Dairy response fund set to open for applications

    Eligible English dairy farmers able to apply for up to £10,000 to overcome impact of coronavirus.

  12. Public health border measures to come into force next week

    The rules which cover the new measures at the UK border to protect against coronavirus will be published on 3 June 2020.

  13. Coronavirus recovery in prisons and probation

    Prisons and Probation Minister Lucy Frazer has today (2 June 2020) set out how those services will start to recover from the restrictions imposed in response to coronavirus.

  14. Health and Social Care Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 1 June 2020

    Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock gave the 1 June 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  15. The British Embassy Ashgabat opens its call for project proposals

    The Embassy will provide funding up to $50,000 per project for project ideas that support activities related to Turkmenistan’s national plan to prevent COVID-19.

  16. Coronavirus: Environment Agency update

    The Environment Agency’s priority is to protect people and the environment, and to support those we regulate during the coronavirus pandemic.

  17. UK Science and Innovation Network Singapore on fighting COVID-19 with science

    Dr Hanbin ZHENG, Senior UK Science & Innovation Officer, on the UK’s science-led international collaborations, especially in Singapore and the Southeast Asian region, in the fight against COVID-19.

  18. Yemen: new UK aid will help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)

    A new package of funding for Yemen is to be announced today by the Foreign Secretary.

  19. UK government to bring home more British travellers from Central and South America

    Over 400 British travellers will be able to return home from 6 Central and South American countries on the latest special charter flights organised by the UK government.

  20. Chancellor shops at outdoor market marking first step in plan to reopen economy

    The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, met some of the traders returning to their market stalls today (1 June) as part of the government’s plan to gradually reopen the economy.