Coronavirus: What is Social Distancing?
Governments are advising people to socially distance to reduce the pressure on health services and stop the spread of Covid-19.
Governments around the world are advising people to socially distance themselves in order to reduce pressures on health services and stop the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).
This is even more important now UK schools have been closed to most children.
But what exactly is the advice on social distancing - and who should be doing it the most? And how exactly does it stop the spread of coronavirus?
The BBC's health reporter, Laura Foster explains.