LATEST SINGLE ISSUE COVID UPDATES FROM GOV.UK

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Deaths involving COVID-19, England and Wales: May 2020

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Number of deaths registered each month in England and Wales, including deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), by age, sex and region.

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First published.

Time updated
9:30am, 23 June 2020

HMRC coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics

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HMRC data about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, and the VAT payments deferral scheme.

Change made
Published updated weekly data (up to end of Sunday 21 June) for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

Time updated
9:30am, 23 June 2020

HM Treasury coronavirus (COVID-19) business loan scheme statistics

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HMT management information about the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS), Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) and Future Fund Scheme.

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Updated with new figures for: CBILS, CLBILS, BBLS, Future Fund.

Time updated
9:30am, 23 June 2020

Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the UK

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The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the UK.

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Updated testing capacity figures.Changed the first column heading in the table ‘Pillar 4 breakdown of test types’ from ‘In-person (tests processed)’ to ‘Tests processed’. This is to clarify that it includes a number of samples tested as well as people tested.

Time updated
9:30am, 23 June 2020

Coronavirus and the effects on the UK Balance of Payments

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How the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the wider containment efforts are expected to impact on UK balance of payments as well as some of the challenges that National Statistical Institutes are likely to face.

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First published.

Time updated
9:30am, 23 June 2020

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

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Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

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Updated guidance.

Time updated
11:48am, 23 June 2020

PM announces easing of lockdown restrictions: 23 June 2020

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today set out further changes to lockdown measures in England.

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First published.

Time updated
1:08pm, 23 June 2020

Changes to notifying an option to tax land and buildings during coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Check temporary changes to the time limit and rules for notifying an option to tax land and buildings.

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We have extended the time limit from the date the decision to opt was made. This now applies to decisions made between 15 February 2020 and 31 October 2020.

Time updated
2:56pm, 23 June 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Accessing food and essential supplies

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How to get food and other essential supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Added guidance on changes to advice on shielding.

Time updated
3:06pm, 23 June 2020

MOD funds predictive sepsis test for coronavirus patients

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Dstl spin-out firm Ploughshare Innovations funds revolutionary test that can predict whether coronavirus patients will develop Sepsis before symptoms appear

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First published.

Time updated
3:20pm, 23 June 2020

Coronavirus grant funding: local authority payments to small and medium businesses

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Local authorities have received and distributed funding to support small and medium businesses in England during coronavirus.

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Data updated as of 21 June.

Time updated
4:24pm, 23 June 2020

Student number controls

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The measures to protect students and universities during the coronavirus outbreak, including temporary student number controls and additional places.

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Added Student number controls: further guidance.

Time updated
5:00pm, 23 June 2020

DCYP COVID-19

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This Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) COVID-19 page provides important advice and updates for service parents.

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Addition of: Directed letter (update 1) – continuity of education allowance (CEA) – regulatory flexibility in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Time updated
5:03pm, 23 June 2020

PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID-19: technical summary

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Summary of the PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID-19, outlining what the changes mean and how the data compare to other COVID-19 death data series.

Change made
Added 23 June 2020 update.

Time updated
5:04pm, 23 June 2020

Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

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What childcare services early years settings, childminders and local authorities need to provide during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Updated to reflect that early years providers are now able to open for all children and to provide additional information on protective measures.

Time updated
5:23pm, 23 June 2020

Slides and datasets to accompany coronavirus press conference: 23 June 2020

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Press conference slides and datasets used by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Sir Patrick Vallance.

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First published.

Time updated
5:38pm, 23 June 2020

Slides, datasets and transcripts to accompany coronavirus press conferences

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Slides, datasets and transcripts from press conferences at 10 Downing Street in response to coronavirus.

Change made
Addition of slides and datasets for 23 June.

Time updated
5:43pm, 23 June 2020

Meeting people from outside your household from 4 July

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How you can see people that you do not live with while protecting yourself and others from coronavirus (COVID-19) from 4 July 2020.

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First published.

Time updated
10:40pm, 23 June 2020

Opening certain businesses and venues in England from 4 July 2020

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Guidance on the further easing of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions from 4 July 2020.

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First published.

Time updated
10:42pm, 23 June 2020

£105 million to keep rough sleepers safe and off the streets during coronavirus pandemic

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Interim housing for thousands of rough sleepers taken off the streets during the pandemic to be provided.

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First published.

Time updated
12:01am, 24 June 2020

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

Change made
Restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services – Guidance expanded from takeaways to venues providing service at the venue ahead of planned opening, reflect guidance on support bubbles, socialdistancing, test and trace and feedback from industry.

Time updated
12:07am, 24 June 2020

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do

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Frequently asked questions on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak.

Change made
Addition of HTML attachment: ‘Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do after 4 July’

Time updated
12:39am, 24 June 2020

Staying alert and safe (social distancing)

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The most important thing we can do is to stay alert, control the virus, and in doing so, save lives.

Change made
New guidance added.

Time updated
1:38am, 24 June 2020