Guidance: Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and canít do

Cabinet Office

September 14
10:25 2020


The most frequently asked questions on what you can and cant do during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 29 March 2020
Last updated 14 September 2020 +show all updates
  1. Document updated in line with the latest government guidance.

  2. Document updated in line with the latest government guidance.

  3. Updated with details of guidance on face coverings in education institutions that teach people in Years 7 and above

  4. Added guidance on what happens when you are ill on holiday in England.

  5. Document updated in line with the latest government guidance.

  6. Updated to reflect the latest government guidance.

  7. Added section on looking after grandchildren.

  8. Page updated to reflect latest government guidance.

  9. Updated with the latest transport advice.

  10. Updated to align with today's announcements.

  11. Guidance updated in line with new advice on 9 July 2020.

  12. Guidance updated in line with new regulations coming into force on 4 July.

  13. Addition of HTML attachment: 'Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do after 4 July'

  14. Updated with information on support bubbles.

  15. Updated to reflect announcements on 10 June 2020.

  16. From 15 June, you must wear a face covering on public transport.

  17. The FAQs have been updated to reflect the change in government policy from 1 June.

  18. Addition of question and answer 1.4, Can I meet people outdoors if I also have a carer from another household?

  19. Updated to reflect latest guidance.

  20. Updated to include new guidance.

  21. Link added to NHS testing and tracing for coronavirus.

  22. Addition of text 'You should be prepared to remove your face covering if asked to do so by police officers and staff for the purposes of identification.'

  23. Updated the FAQs to bring them in line with the latest announcements.

  24. The changes reflect the updated regulations that were signed into law on 22nd April and to reflect the latest PHE guidance. All have been cleared by N

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