The Prime Minister announced last night that social distancing will now be enforced: people are instructed to remain at home, other than for a small number of specific purposes. The full instructions can be read here

Our summary of what to do has been updated, with links to full official guidance.

Latest figures

The most recent official figures are: 83,945 people have been tested for coronavirus, of whom 6,650 were positive; 335 people are known to have died.

Further information

Please see our further resources, below, for more information. Our helpline remains open from 9:30am to 5pm on weekdays.

Coronavirus – what to do

Coronavirus – don’t be caught out by fake news

Self-care during self-isolation and social distancing

Your medicines during the coronavirus outbreak.