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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

UPDATED 27 May 09:30

Newcastle City Council, in partnership with key organisations in the city as well as Public Health England, the NHS, and Government, is ensuring priority services are maintained to protect the most vulnerable people and supporting national measures to control the outbreak.

Advice on social distancing

UK-wide lockdown measures were introduced on March 23, and were extended on April 16 by at least another three weeks.  On 10 May the Prime Minister announced slight relaxation of the lockdown measures.  Details can be found here.

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

The latest Government advice on what you need to do during the coronavirus pandemic is here.

The government recently announced that from 8 June people entering the UK from abroad will need to self-isolate for 14 days.  You can find guidance on what this will mean for you if you are planning to travel here.

The government have also issued new guidelines for shops and other businesses to help them start planning for when they will be able to reopen which can be found here.

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