Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China in January 2020.
As of 9am on 25 May, there have been 3,532,634 tests, with 73,726 tests on 24 May.
261,184 people have tested positive.
As of 5pm on 24 May, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, 36,914 have died. This new figure includes deaths in all settings, not just in hospitals.
For further details and a breakdown of the figures click here
Public Health England updates a daily dashboard, to show trends in UK data on positive tests and deaths and to provide confirmed cases in each local authority and NHS region in England.
To stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), you should try to avoid close contact with anyone you do not live with.
It's very important to stay at home as much as possible.
There are only a few specific reasons to leave your home, including:
When outside your home, it's important to try to stay 2 metres (3 steps) away from anyone you do not live with.
For more about when you can leave your home, see:
There are also other things you can do to help reduce the risk of you and other people getting ill with coronavirus.
Do not leave your home if you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) or live with someone who does.
If you are self-isolating, you must:
For further details on self-isolation if you or someone you live with has symptoms please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
To help yourself stay well while you're at home:
What to do if you need medical help
While everyone is being told to stay at home, it can be hard to know what to do if you're unwell.
It's still important to get medical help if you need it, especially if you feel very unwell or think there's something seriously wrong.
If you're advised to go to hospital, it's important to go. Keep going to any appointments you usually have, unless you're told not to.
Read about how to get medical help from home.