This guidance is of a general nature and should be treated as a guide, and in the event of any conflict between any applicable legislation (including the health and safety legislation) and this guidance, the applicable legislation shall prevail.
Updated guidance for the period of national lockdown.
Updated self-isolation period to 10 days.
Updated with information on local restrictions from 2 December. Temporarily removed translated versions.
Added translated versions.
Updated guidance in line with 5 November national restrictions.
Updated guidance in line with national restrictions commencing 5 November 2020.
Updated guidance in line with the latest Health Protection Regulations 2020. Guidance for those managing a funeral is published elsewhere. Translations have been temporarily removed while being updated.
Updated translated guidance in line with the Health Protection Regulations 2020 and The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.
Guidance updated in line with the Health Protection Regulations 2020 and The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.
Added translations in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (CN), Chinese (HK), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu.
Updated to reflect the extension of self-isolation from 7 to 10 days.
Updated link to information on local restrictions.
Updated to reflect changes regarding overnight stays, instructions for testing and holding post-funeral rituals.
Updated information on symptoms and face coverings.