WEEKLY UPDATE 29 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月29日

WEEKLY UPDATE 29 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月29日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: The roadmap out of lockdown  The Government has announced that it will be publishing its ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ in the week beginning 22nd February – this should include plans for re-opening schools, the economy and society.  As they have already pledged to give headteachers at least 2 weeks notice to help them prepare, the earliest date parents/guardians can expect schools to re-open is 8th March.  This is not definite – it confirms that schools will not reopen before this date.  The easing of restrictions will depend on the vaccination programme, case rates, hospitalisations, Covid-related deaths and other relevant data https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55828952 II: New travel restrictions Mandatory hotel quarantine  The Government has stated that travellers arriving from high risk countries – South Africa, South America and Portugal – will be…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 22 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月22日

WEEKLY UPDATE 22 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月22日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Mobile test centre in Chinatown We helped organise the mobile testing unit that opened in Southside this week. Originally planned to be in the Arcadian, it was moved to the area outside the Hippodrome. It is there until Sunday 31st January.  Credit: Southside District  Note that you should pre-book – there is no guarantee you will get a test if you turn up without an appointment.  Details on the flyer below.  II: Vaccination invitation letter to people aged 70 People aged 70+ should receive a letter or call inviting them to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccination.  The letter may come from their GP or the National Booking System.   Birmingham & Solihull CCG have created a website to provide information and answer questions –  https://www.birminghamandsolihullcovidvaccine.nhs.uk/ We have…
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COVID RAPID TEST CENTRE IN CHINATOWN

COVID RAPID TEST CENTRE IN CHINATOWN

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UPDATEDCovid cases have been increasing in Birmingham. Testing is a key way of getting the cases down. We have helped to organise a mobile test centre, which is parked outside the Hippodrome, in Chinatown Birmingham. Details on the flyer.To avoid disappointment and long wait time, don't miss out, book a test! Link below to book.https://www.gpdq.co.uk/lateral-flow-birmingham/
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WEEKLY UPDATE 15 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月15日

WEEKLY UPDATE 15 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月15日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Vaccination invitation letter 7 Mass Vaccination Centres opened across the country this week.  Birmingham has a centre at Millenium Point in Digbeth.  People aged 80+ should receive a letter inviting them to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccination.  The letter may come from their GP or the National Booking System.   Birmingham & Solihull CCG have created a website to provide information and answer questions –  https://www.birminghamandsolihullcovidvaccine.nhs.uk/ We have taken information from various local Public Health and NHS sources and put key points here:  You can choose whether to have your vaccination at Millenium Point or your GP surgery The Government has ordered 3 vaccines: Pfizer, AstroZeneca (‘Oxford’ vaccine), and Moderna You cannot choose which vaccine you get Vaccination is not compulsory but the NHS and Public Health…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 8 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月8日

WEEKLY UPDATE 8 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月8日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: National lockdown England has been placed into lockdown again. A summary table is below.  Other key points:  A free school meal system will be maintained for children from low income families The Government has pledged to provide devices and equipment to support learning for pupils from low income families  School exams have been cancelled for this year. The Education Secretary has confirmed that exams will be replaced with teacher assessments.  It is now against the law to leave home unless you have a specified reason. You can be fined for breaching the law.  Fines start at £200.  The new restrictions apply until the end of March, although they may be eased if the situation improves before then.  II: Pandemic alert system  The measures taken by the Government are driven…
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