The Government launches a WhatsApp Coronavirus information service

Today the Government has launched a WhatsApp Coronavirus information service.

The free to use service aims to provide official trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden on NHS services.

It provides information on topics such as prevention and symptoms, the latest number of UK cases, and advice on staying at home, travel advice, and myth busting

To use the service simply add 07860 064 422 in your phone contacts and then message the word 'hi' in a WhatsApp message to get started.

For more information go to the website here: