COVID-19 – updates and guidance

The latest information on safety, testing and Imperial's response to COVID-19

Updated 22 October 2020

  • Safety: Keeping you safe is our top priority. Visit our COVID-19 safety pages for the safety measures we have put in place. 
  • Testing and tracing: Find step by step guides on how to get a test, what to do with your result and if you're a close contact. Plus the work of the Contact Tracing Hub (CCT Hub) and what you need to do with QR codes.  
  • Testing data: for the lastest numbers on positive cases at Imperial visit our testing data page.

College  COVID-19  status and response 

  • Campus status: Research and teaching continues on our campuses. Only students and staff required to be on our campuses should visit. Staff who can work from home should continue to do so.
  • London status: As of midnight on Friday 16 October, all London boroughs were placed in Tier 2, the second out of the three tiers: ‘High’. Find out what this means for Imperial on the College  COVID-19  status page. 

Find out about Imperial's research and community action in response to COVID-19.

More specific COVID-19-related information for staff, students, applicants: