Coronavirus in Preston facts: Government release 'key workers' list - Plus Covid-19 facts, life-hacks and health advice

As the coronavirus epidemic continues to sweep across Preston and the rest of the UK, we will be bringing you all the latest news and advice from across the city.

Thursday, 19th March 2020, 9:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 7:27 am

This morning the Government has published a list of "key workers" whose children will continue to be cared for at school amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Here is the full list as published this morning by the GovernmentIn the meantime, here is all the latest information from across the region along with some helpful advice.

What are the latest coronavirus numbers for Lancashire and the North West?

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Here is all the latest coronavirus news from across Preston

There are now 187 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the North West as of Thursday (March 19).

The latest figures from Public Health England show that ​there are a total of 2,626​ confirmed cases in the UK today.

Here is a the full list of cases across the region - for cases across the UK visit our interactive map.

As updates from the the government and local authorities continue to flood news and social media channels, here you can find answers to all your questions in one place.

Below are links to live breaking news, advice and stories helping you to make sense of the unprecedented situation.

LIVE NEWS>>> You can keep up-to-date with the latest in our daily blog.

If you would like anything included here, contact [email protected] - you can also stay up-to-date and discuss events as they unfold in our coronavirus Facebook group.

Here are a selection of articles answering some of the most common questions around Covid-19:

If you currently self-isolating, here is some life hacks to get you through:

These articles may be useful if you have underlying health conditions: