Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

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News

COVID-19 detection dogs trial launches

Trials for specially-trained ‘COVID dogs’ that may be able to detect coronavirus (COVID-19) in humans, even before symptoms appear, are set to begin as part of new research.

Housing Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 13 May 2020

The Housing Secretary on the government’s response to COVID-19 and the plan to safely restart, reopen and renew the housing market.

As Housing Secretary, I’m going to set out our comprehensive plan to safely restart, reopen and renew the housing market.

Government announces roadmap taskforces

New ministerial-led taskforces have been set up to plan how closed sectors can reopen safely.

Five new ministerial-led taskforces have been set up to develop plans for how and when closed sectors can reopen safely, following publication of the UK’s roadmap to rebuild Britain.

Coronavirus Update from Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)

Coronavirus Update from Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)

Following this morning’s announcement by the Department for Transport, we are writing with an update on the planning underway at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Network Rail to support a step up in train services.