WEEKLY UPDATE 26 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月26日

WEEKLY UPDATE 26 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月26日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Covid alert level reduced to 4 The four Chief Medical Officers for the UK have announced that the number of people going to hospital has reduced so there is no longer a risk of the NHS being overwhelmed. The Covid Alert Level has been reduced to 4.   Restrictions remain in place until the Roadmap out of Lockdown begins – see below.  II: ‘The roadmap out of lockdown’    The roadmap out of lockdown was published on Monday.   Restrictions will be lifted in 4 stages (stage 1 is in two parts), commencing 8th March and finishing 21st June.  Each stage will only be implemented if 4 tests are satisfied:  Test 1 The vaccination programme is on schedule Test 2 Hospitalisations and deaths are reduced Test 3 The NHS…
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英国人口普查2021

Activity, News
Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham have created an online brochure regarding Census 2021 survey. We are also holding a Zoom meeting in Mandarin and Cantonese on the 24th February.欢迎大家点击浏览 ,并转发英国人口普查宣传资料! https://bit.ly/2NhKF0u 简体中文🇨🇳 http://bit.ly/2NkscR5 繁體中文 🇭🇰 https://youtu.be/M_LSiWQ2Rd0 2021年人口普查簡體简报 https://youtu.be/zlR5ASVs4fw 2021年人口普查繁體簡報
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WEEKLY UPDATE 19 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月19日

WEEKLY UPDATE 19 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月19日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: ‘The roadmap out of lockdown’  In December, the Government said it would publish the ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ on Monday 22nd February.  Boris Johnson PM has stated that he will be guided by data, not dates.  NHS Providers – a membership body of NHS organisations – has set out 4 tests that it says must be met in order for lockdown to be eased:  Case numbers and the R number must drop significantly NHS capacity must return to levels where it can treat all patients  All top 9 priority groups must be vaccinated (projected by end of May) The Government must have a strategy to identify and control future outbreaks  http://bit.ly/3az0g4I II: Vaccination programme  Over 65’s  If you are aged 65+ you should receive your vaccination invitation from the…
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Happy Chinese New Year 2021 – 春节快乐

Happy Chinese New Year 2021 – 春节快乐

Event, News
This Year we celebrate Chinese New Year at home. Hippodrome Birmingham and Chinese Community Centre - Birminghamhave collaborated and complied seven short videos to celebrate Chinese New Year. The first of Hippodromes's daily short films to celebrate 'Fan Dance - 功夫扇' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_CVUtOOkv0 The second of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Celebration at home - 在家裡歡度新年' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOwQu3pRUVs The third of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Lion Dance - 舞獅' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Tu5TKmC_rA The fourth of Hippodromes's daily short films Wish tree, Community workshop & physical wish tree installation - 許願樹' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pl_N5w86qg The fifth of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Calligraphy- 書法' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-7lsxqRBKc The sixth of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Chinatown businesses - 唐人街商户拜年' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW-sUpmkVfc The last of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Delivery of Chinese food to elders - 向長者送上新春的祝福' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVjxkgZw-kI…
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Chinese New Year Goodie Bag

Chinese New Year Goodie Bag

News
During lockdown, we have not been able to visit family or friends.We therefore came up with the idea of preparing some traditionalChinese New Year food and delivering it to the elders to makethem feel they have not been forgotten. We prepared enough togive 180 goody bags to the elders to enjoy over the festiveseason.  Each bag contained: Sticky Sweet Chinese Rice Cake (nian gao),Deep Fried Peanut Puffs and peach blossom cakes made by four of ourwonderful volunteers. [ngg src="galleries" ids="33" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"]
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月11日

WEEKLY UPDATE 11 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月11日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
You are receiving this week’s Covid-19 Update early as it is Chinese New Year; we will be closed on Friday 12th February.   Birmingham’s CNY street festival cannot go ahead this year but the Chinese Festival Committee Birmingham have risen to the challenge once again and organised a Facebook Live event for Friday evening http://bit.ly/CNY2021-FacebookLiveFestival Additionally, Birmingham’s Hippodrome Theatre has commissioned a programme of short films celebrating CNY http://bit.ly/CNY2021-HippodromeDigiFest Watch BCFC Chair James Wong introduce the film programme: https://youtu.be/ECfZv77aESg New Year Greeting from Anna Yim , CEO of Chinese Community Centre Birmingham : ‘‘ I hope you are all staying well and safe; it has been an extraordinary year for all of us. Despite all difficulties, we will celebrate our New Year and wishing you a healthy, safe and wonderful Ox  year. ’’…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 5 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月5日

WEEKLY UPDATE 5 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月5日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: South African variant in South Birmingham Two cases of the South African variant of the Covid-19 virus have been detected in South Birmingham -the two households are part of the same extended family.  It is believed the SA variant has a higher transmission rate but there is currently no evidence that it is more dangerous than the original version.  Birmingham Director for Public Health Dr Justin Varney says: ‘Don’t panic, but don’t take risks’ http://bit.ly/3oSifaa II: Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine reduces transmission Research results indicate that the Oxford vaccine may reduce transmission of Covid-19, as well as treating disease.   https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55913913 The research has not been through peer review yet so official guidance remains to ‘treat everyone else as if they have the virus, and act as if you have…
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