Scientists and manufacturers are clear that antibody tests alone cannot provide a complete alternative to the viral tests we are using now.
The apparently high level of compliance leads the researchers to predict that there could be a substantial decline in coronavirus cases in the UK over the coming weeks.
Experts have long warned not to put too much weight on deaths reported on a single day.
The Department of Health and Social Care has told FactCheck it plans to publish data on Covid-19 related deaths in the community from tomorrow (Tuesday).
Scientists at Oxford University say they will begin testing a candidate vaccine on people within weeks.
A man died in the US after taking chloroquine days after US President Donald Trump heavily backed it as a possible coronavirus treatment.
The NHS has updated its advice for people with Covid-19 symptoms, saying people should take paracetamol.
Measures like social distancing of the entire population will cut deaths to tens of thousands of deaths instead of hundreds of thousands, according to the modelling.
If enough people become immune to an illness – because they’ve already had it or been vaccinated – the disease can’t spread anymore, so even people who aren’t immune probably won’t catch it.
Boris Johnson has said that closing schools could do “more harm than good”.
Public Health England has broken down cases of the novel coronavirus by local authority area in England.
Some critics of President Donald Trump have accused of him of making false and confusing statements about the spread of the virus.
Ministers have been pushing the message that good hand hygiene is a simple way to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
The UK’s four Chief Medical Officers still assess the risk to this country as “moderate” despite recent outbreaks around the world.
Climate scientists agree that there are likely to be more episodes of extreme rainfall in the future thanks to changes in global temperature.