From Saturday 17 October 2020, Richmond upon Thames will be in Tier 2: HIGH COVID-19 alert
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:
For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness, but however mild your symptoms, you should stay at home.
Visit the NHS coronavirus webpage for the latest advice and guidance.
The Government regularly updates national guidance to prevent the spread of coronavirus. However, residents are reminded:
You must remember:
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The Prime Minister has set out a new three-tiered system of local COVID Alert Levels in England.
He confirmed the levels will be set at medium, high, and very high. View the Government full announcement.
Similarly to the rest of London, Richmond upon Thames will be moved to the HIGH tier from Saturday 17 October 2020. That means that from this date the new local restrictions will be:
More information about Local COVID alert levels.
Download the graphic for High Tier.
View the latest guidance on new COVID-19 restrictions in London that is being sent to all residents in the borough.
These documents provide more detailed advice on the new government guidance:
In addition to UK measures there is guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. The guidance is for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from COVID-19 because of a serious underlying health condition.
More information on coronavirus testing and Local Outbreak Plan.
You can find the latest information on the situation in the UK on the GOV.UK website.
For information on symptoms, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you think you might have coronavirus, visit the NHS coronavirus webpage.
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Updated: 22 October 2020