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5 November 2020

What does the new lockdown mean for childcare in England?

Our readers have asked us how the new lockdown rules affect childcare.

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What does the new lockdown mean for childcare in England?
5 November 2020

Fact-checking claims on coronavirus transmission in schools

Our readers have asked us to look into claims made by the NEU and Skwawkbox about Covid-19 transmission in schools.

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Fact-checking claims on coronavirus transmission in schools
21 October 2020

Some Covid-positive students are being recorded at their home addresses

The government confirms students who do not register with a new GP at university are recorded as testing positive at their home address.

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Some Covid-positive students are being recorded at their home addresses
16 October 2020

What do lockdown restrictions mean for relationships around the UK?

Readers have asked Full Fact to explain how lockdown rules impact their relationships.

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What do lockdown restrictions mean for relationships around the UK?
29 September 2020

What is the guidance on face masks?

Full Fact takes a look at the rules on wearing face coverings.

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What is the guidance on face masks?
24 September 2020

How does a Covid-19 test work?

The common cold will not produce a positive result on a Covid-19 diagnostic test.

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How does a Covid-19 test work?
14 September 2020

Covid-19 kills far more than 0.1% of the people who catch it

The real death rate from Covid-19 is probably about five or ten times higher than 0.1%

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Covid-19 kills far more than 0.1% of the people who catch it
4 August 2020

What are the quarantine rules if you return to the UK from abroad?

Our readers have asked us to explain the guidance around self-isolating if you have visited another country.

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What are the quarantine rules if you return to the UK from abroad?
27 July 2020

Changes to government Covid-19 death data won’t make a big difference to the overall death count

The government has demanded an urgent review into the way Public Health England calculates the daily death figures from coronavirus.

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Changes to government Covid-19 death data won’t make a big difference to the overall death count
15 July 2020

What are the new lockdown rules on social distancing?

Rules about who you can meet and what you can do outside have been updated by the government.

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What are the new lockdown rules on social distancing?

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