The televised address will be broadcast at 8pm on Sunday.
Reservations and loans of e-books and audiobooks have also risen, the Local Government Association said.
It comes as manufacturers have answered a Government call to scale-up supply and production of the devices.
The ceremony had been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis.
Boris Johnson is continuing to self-isolate after testing positive for Covid-19 last week.
Select committee hearings are already taking place virtually.
Mr Johnson said people must not be tempted to break the rules as the weather warms up even if they were going ‘a bit stir crazy’.
The tech firm is working with the Government to measure the impact of social distancing through anonymous location data.
The Prince of Wales appeared via video-link from Aberdeenshire to launch the new medical facility.
A total of 3,001 people have now tested positive for the virus in the country.
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are struggling to return to the UK due to coronavirus travel restrictions.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been questioned on what the tests will involve, and whether Covid-19 patients then have immunity.
The idea came from exercise teacher Janet Woodcock.
Two pubs in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, feature the designs by local artist Rachel List.
The baby, due in the summer, will be his first boy as the billionaire has three grown-up daughters.
Governments are predicting tens of thousands of people could die from Covid-19.
Donna Marie McGroarty, a charge nurse at University Hospital Monklands, said the chat was ‘totally unexpected’.