Main points from today
- Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, led the briefing.
- US and UK publish joint guidance regarding cyber crime during the pandemic.
- The contact tracing app will focus on UK rather than global.
- 194,990 positive tests, an increase of 4,406 from yesterday. 29,427 deaths in all settings an increase of 689.
Latest Guidance (employment and business)
The formal rules for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme have been published.
Treasury Direction made by the Chancellor under Sections 71 and 76 of the Coronavirus Act 2020
First published. 4:00pm, 1 May 2020
Latest Guidance (health)
No new guidance today.
Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 – Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020. Change made – Guidance for teachers, students, parents and carers document updated to reflect the policy update on year 10 and private candidates. 11:48am, 5 May 2020
The general school guidance starts here:-
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings
The general coronavirus guidance starts here:-