Coronavirus information

Information and updates on coronavirus-related issues affecting the district.

Please remember to follow the latest advice from the government:

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • If you go out, stay two metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family. Remember that you can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

Signs and symptoms

The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for seven days from when your symptoms started.​

To avoid catching or spreading coronavirus

  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell
  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

For further information, please visit the NHS website and GOV.UK.

Last updated: 06 April 2020