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COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

A statement from the College regarding the closure of King's to visitors.
Illustration from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is a cause of great concern to the College, our members, staff and visitors. In order to safeguard the College community and to prevent the wider spread of the virus, and in consideration of the statement made by the Vice-Chancellor today, the decision has been taken to close the College to all but essential visitors from Friday 20 March.

During the period of closure only current Fellows, students and staff of King's will be permitted to enter the College grounds. Approved visitors (such as contractors and others having essential business in College) must ensure that their College hosts inform the Porters’ Lodge in advance of their arrival.

We regret that all upcoming events in the College, including Chapel services, are cancelled or postponed until further notice. 

We apologise for the inevitable disruption and inconvenience that these measures will cause.

For up-to-date information please consult the University's dedicated coronavirus webpages and the latest advice from Public Health England.

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