WhatsApp chatbox service launched

The GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service is an automated chatbot service to allow the public to get answers to the most common questions about coronavirus direct from Government.

It aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Get started

To use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp:

  • Add 07860 064422 to your phone contacts
  • Message the word hi in a WhatsApp message

Users will get information on topics such as coronavirus prevention and symptoms, advice on staying at home, travel advice and myth busting.