Coronavirus (Covid-19): Latest Update

Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19)

 Check if you have coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and where to get medical advice if you think you have them.​

  Testing and tracing for coronavirus
Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, understanding your test results and find out what to do if you're contacted by the NHS Test and Trace

  What to do if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus
Advice about not leaving your home (self-isolation) and looking after yourself if you or someone you live with has symptoms.

  People at higher risk from coronavirus
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.

  Coronavirus in children
Advice about symptoms of coronavirus in children, including when to get medical help if your child seems unwell.​

  Staying at home to avoid getting coronavirus
Advice about staying at home to avoid getting coronavirus, including when you can leave your home and how to get medical help.​

  Help the NHS respond to coronavirus
Find out what you can do to help the NHS respond to the spread of coronavirus and using the NHS Test and Trace

  Links to more information about coronavirus
Links to government advice, information for health professionals and advice for other parts of the UK.

For further information can also be found at

The Deaf Health Charity also has Coronavirus updates in British Sign Language. You can find the information here

NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service  that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.


Public Health England (PHE) advice to the public

PHE have published some public facing blogs providing helpful advice.

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