info Lockdown from 5 November. Follow the rules to keep Medway safe

Following the latest government guidance, a national lockdown for England started on 5 November to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. Check the GOV.UK website for full details of the restrictions.

We all now need to play our part to keep each other safe, including our friends and family. By doing so, we can fight the spread of the virus and save lives.

Protect Medway. We will get through this together by following the government rules during this lockdown.

Check what you need to know to help protect Medway.

Coronavirus infection rates from 7 November 2020 to 14 November 2020

Medway infection rate

Weekly infection rate per 100,000 people


+ 147.6 compared to last week

England infection rate

Weekly infection rate per 100,000 people


+ 28.2 compared to last week

During the current situation, our priority is to continue providing essential council services, while protecting the health and wellbeing of our residents.

Check the service updates page for details of sites and buildings that remain open as well as the latest closures as they're decided.

The current situation means we may have difficulties in handling your calls. If you do not need to speak to someone urgently, you can apply, book, report or pay for lots of council services online.