R in the UK is at most

What does this mean for me?
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The UK COVID Alert Level is

  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Work from home if you can
  • Go to work if you cannot work from home
  • Limit contact with other people
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Self-isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms
  • Keep following these rules even if you see others breaking them

What can I do to help?

  • Follow the government guidelines
  • Encourage others to follow the guidelines
  • Help vulnerable people in your community

When will lockdown end?

  • If criteria are met, at the earliest June 1st, phased reopening of shops and some primary school students.
  • If criteria are met, at the earliest July 1st, reopen some restaurants and public places.

How do we know " R "?

We don't know for sure, but we can make educated guesses based on various data.
We list our sources here