Text alerts

You may already have received a text alert from the Government, containing a link to its advice on coronavirus. They are being sent to people across the UK. 

New temporary hospital for London

The Government has confirmed reports that it will be opening a temporary hospital, the NHS Nightingale Hospital, at the Excel Centre in London, to add approximately 4,000 beds for coronavirus patients. 

Latest figures

In total, 90,436 people have been tested for coronavirus, of whom 8,077 were found positive. 422 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.