A doctor has warned people they should be washing their hands every two hours – even if they haven't left the house.
Dr Amir Khan was answering questions on the coronavirus pandemic that has placed the UK into lockdown.
The NHS has told Brits to wash their hands for 20 seconds and to avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.
But Dr Khan says people should be washing their hands every two hours without even setting foot outside.
BBC News presenter, Victoria Derbyshire, put questions to the Bradford GP from viewers.
She asked: "Do I have to keep washing my hands if I'm at home and I haven't been outside?"
Dr Khan responded: "Yes, you should be washing your hands at least every two hours regardless of where you've been.
"It might sound strange because you're just stuck inside. But you can never be too careful, so yes please keep washing your hands regardless."
Covid-19 has so far killed 1,228 people in the UK and has infected more than 19,000 people.
Around the world, there have been more than 30,000 deaths and over 700,000 cases since its outbreak in Wuhan, China, at the end of last year.
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Scientist Tom Pike from Imperial College recently warned the UK's crisis could be even worse than China's.
He said: "We don't know where that uptick is going to go, or if it will keep going in the same direction.
"That's critical in terms of the projected total deaths. If we don't regain the Wuhan trajectory, each day we are building up more deaths. It's a very dangerous state to be in."
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