Self-isolation is exhausting when you’re mentally ill – and that’s not to mention my anxiety about accessing mental health care and medication I rely on, writes Katie Conibear.
He asked if I wanted to stay with him and his parents until this pandemic panic blows over. Except, it hasn’t blown over – it’s blown up, writes Lydia Spencer-Elliott.
People must realise it "isn't a game", says communities secretary Robert Jenrick.
As the coronavirus outbreak has changed the way the world lives, works and travels, there are many new terms and concepts to wrap our heads around to keep ourselves informed and safe. Dr Ben Johnson explains the need to know terms like herd immunity, flattening the curve and the difference between coronavirus and Covid-19.
Governments across the globe prepare for the economic impact of the coronavirus as the UK and US announce unprecedented financial measures to ease financial pressure on businesses and the public. And with social distancing remaining in place in many countries, some people are finding creative ways to stay connected.
One in five workers – around six million people – could be forced to stay home during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK. As cases of Covid-19 rise and more people are being encouraged to self-isolate in an attempt to reduce the spread of the virus, these are the top tips to help keep sane throughout the outbreak.
We may have to take it in turns to stagger to the kitchen to make hot lemon and honey drinks, writes Naomi Gryn.
As UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned of “the worst public health crisis in a generation”, world leaders are coming into close contact with Covid-19. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in self-isolation after his wife Sophie tested positive for coronavirus, and a Brazilian official who was recently pictured with Donald Trump also has the virus. Elsewhere, Disneyland has closed its parks in the US and France, and the Nepalese government have closed off Mount Everest to climbers until the end of April, to help combat the spread of the virus.
Do you need to self-isolate because of Covid-19? Here's what to do.