Friday March 27, 2020


Situation update: correct as of 17.00 27 March 2020

  • As of 27 March, 2,506 further people in England have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in England to 12,288. The total for the UK now stands at 14,543, which includes 1059 in Scotland, 921 cases in Wales and 275 in Northern Ireland. A total of 113,777 people have been tested across the UK. There have been 759 deaths in the UK as of 5pm 26/03/2020.
  • To see the number of cases of COVID-19 in England and the UK visit the Public Health England dashboard.
  • To see the number of cases globally see the World Health Organisation interactive map.


Latest Government advice and links


COVID-19 tourism industry impact survey – closing Monday

Last chance to fill in this round of VisitBritain/VisitEngland’s tracker survey. It will be conducted regularly to monitor the impact on all aspects of the UK tourism industry.  The results will provide impact data to brief Ministers and the Government to help support the industry through these challenging times. Please circulate the survey to your members. The survey will close 17.00 Monday 30 March.