This is the latest coronavirus/COVID-19 update,
issued by Mr Rhodes at 5.30pm on Tuesday 19th March 2020
The Government has updated its details of the main symptoms of coronavirus. They are:
Testing now available to anyone with symptoms of coronavirus:
The government has announced that anyone with symptoms of coronavirus is now eligible to book a test, ahead of the rollout of the test and trace service. Anyone experiencing a new, continuous cough; high temperature; or a loss of, or change, in their normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia) can book a test.
A coronavirus test can be booked here:
Essential workers in England, Scotland or Northern Ireland, can apply for priority testing through GOV.UK. A coronavirus test can be booked here: