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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information on coronavirus, including updates on how you can look after yourself and loved ones, comments from Age UK, and ways you can support older people.

National lockdown: Stay at home

The Government has announced a new national lockdown in England. This replaces the tier system and means we must all stay at home as much as possible. Find out more about the rules in England.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have also announced lockdown measures.

Comments and media statements

What is R?

Senior Research Manager Dr Elizabeth Webb explains what R is, and its importance in the containment of coronavirus.

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