If you wish to spend time outdoors (though not in other buildings, households, or enclosed spaces) you should take extra care to minimise contact with others by keeping 2 metres apart.
If you choose to spend time outdoors, this can be with members of your own household. If you live alone, you can spend time outdoors with one person from another household (ideally the same person each time).
You should stay alert when leaving home: washing your hands regularly, maintaining social distance and avoiding gatherings of any size.
You should not attend any gatherings, including gatherings of friends and families in private spaces, for example, parties, weddings and religious services.
You should strictly avoid contact with anyone who is displaying symptoms of COVID-19 (a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of, or change in, your sense of taste or smell).
The Government is currently advising people to shield until 30 June 2020 and is regularly monitoring this position.
Your original shielding letter has been extended as your sick note until the 30th June – you do not require an additional one from the surgery.