Covid-19 Monthly Update December – 每月疫情更新2021年12月24日

Covid-19 Monthly Update December – 每月疫情更新2021年12月24日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update England is moving to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicorn Variant. Based on analysis of UK data by UK Health Security Agency, it shows: Omicorn displays a reduction in immune protection against infection. Omicorn can increase household transmission risk, increase secondary attack rate New measures and tougher Covid restrictions will be introduced in Wales and Scotland from Boxing Day. In England, there will be no new measures for Christmas.   Self-isolation cut from 10 days to seven People infected with Covid in England can stop self-isolating after seven days instead of 10 by providing negative lateral flow results on day six and day seven. people should not end their isolation early if they are still experiencing symptoms People who are not…
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Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯16.12.2021

Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯16.12.2021

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
England is moving to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicorn Variant. Based on analysis of UK data by UK Health Security Agency, it shows: Omicorn displays a reduction in immune protection against infection. Omicorn can increase household transmission risk, increase secondary attack rate UK COVID-19 alert level increased from Level 3 to Level 4: Plan B – new regulations Wear a face covering in most indoor public places and on public transport Get tested and self-isolate if required (including Daily Testing of Close Contacts *) Work from Home if you can Get vaccinated (including Boosters) the NHS Covid Pass will be in required in certain places where large crowds gather Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer *Daily Testing for Contacts…
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Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Move to Covid-19 Plan B The Prime Minister has now confirmed that England is moving to Plan B following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. To protect us, a new set of restrictions has been introduced. 1. Face coverings Face coverings are now required: In most public indoor venues unless you are eating, drinking (hospitality) or exercising (gyms) On public transport Face coverings are recommended: In outside spaces that are crowded   2. Work from home   3. NHS COVID-19 Pass and Testing From 15 December, you will need a negative rapid test (LFD test) or proof of full vaccination via the NHS COVID-19 App in the following settings: All nightclubs Indoors with 500+ people (e.g. music venues/ large receptions) Outdoors with 4,000+ people (e.g. outdoor…
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COVID-19 Booklet 2021

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
We've updated our Covid booklet to include information on testing and vaccination which weren't available to the public when we wrote the original version. As a virus, Covid-19 will mutate so we have kept the information in the booklet as broad as possible. If you know anybody who needs a hard copy because they don't have internet access, please call Chloe on 0121 685 8510 - let Chloe know whether they need Traditional or Simplified Chinese.   Covid-19 Booklet 2021 below in English, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Scroll to view more. [ngg src="galleries" ids="35" display="basic_imagebrowser"] [ngg src="galleries" ids="36" display="basic_imagebrowser"] [ngg src="galleries" ids="37" display="basic_imagebrowser"]
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Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Latest Covid update In the past week a heavily mutated Covid variant has been identified, rapidly labelled a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization and named Omicron. Eleven cases of the Omicron variant have been found in the UK so far. It is unclear how big a threat it poses. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it could be the most infectious variant so far. What we know is Omicron has mutations that theoretically help it to spread more quickly and there is mounting evidence of that happening in South Africa.  The Government's response is to test everyone coming into the UK, isolate all Omicron contacts, ramp up boosting and bring back compulsory face masks in some public places. The government has been focusing on the pressure on…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update October – 每月疫情更新2021年10月

Covid-19 Monthly Update October – 每月疫情更新2021年10月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Roadmap  Infection levels have been rising recently. So far The Government have no agenda to move to its stricter Plan B. The Government’s current focus is to offer booster jabs and get more young people, including 12-15 year olds, vaccinated.  What could trigger Plan B? No single event or set of figures would necessarily trigger Plan B, but the government said it would monitor: hospitalisations rapid rates of change in figures the overall state of the NHS Key messages from the Cabinet Office webinar 21st Oct.  Following safer key behaviours to tackle COVID-19 is vital as winter approaches. Get your booster jab as soon as you can, if eligible.. Myths about the vaccine programme can be misleading and undermine the effort to tackle COVID-19. Let people know the facts.…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update September – 每月疫情更新2021年9月

Covid-19 Monthly Update September – 每月疫情更新2021年9月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Roadmap  With summer over and people returning to work and school, contact levels may rise and those contacts may increasingly be indoors, where the virus spreads more easily. The government published the Winter Plan on 22nd Wednesday. Their approach in England is going to try to rely almost entirely on the vaccines to protect the country from Covid this winter.  Plan A Continuing rollout of vaccines, including the boosters and jabs for children Plan BThis includes greater use of face coverings, Covid passports and working from home orders - a "lockdown lite" as it has been dubbed. The government is try to find a balance that "maximises risk reduction while minimising the impacts on our lives" Plan B The measures may not seem that significant considering the nature of lockdowns previously,…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update August – 每月疫情更新2021年8月

Covid-19 Monthly Update August – 每月疫情更新2021年8月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
I: Roadmap From 16th August, further restrictions on self-isolation and school students have been lifted. The Government’s latest strategy and focus on Covid are: Reinforce the country’s vaccine wall of defence through booster jabs and driving take up Enable the public to make informed decisions through guidance, rather than laws Retain proportionate test, trace and isolate plans in line with international comparators Retain contingency measures to respond to unexpected events, while accepting that further cases, hospitalisations and deaths will occur as the country learns to live with COVID 19   Changes to close contact self-isolation policy From 16 August 2021, Double-jabbed individuals and under 18s who are identified as close contacts will be exempt from the requirement to self isolate, but NHS Test and Trace advise the person who is…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update July – 每月疫情更新2021年7月

Covid-19 Monthly Update July – 每月疫情更新2021年7月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Current situation On 19 July The Government has lifted the remaining Covid restrictions, social distancing, events and gatherings and travel in England.  Birmingham is one of the areas with high numbers of Indian/Delta variant cases There are 12 areas of England where the Delta variant is spreading quickly. Birmingham is on the list. The government says if you live in one of these areas you should read local Covid-19 information and advice. The Government remind residents to follow hands, face and space rules: washing hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds, and use sanitiser wear a face covering in busy places meet friends and family outside keep 2m (6ft) apart from people you don't live with II. Difference between NHS Covid-19 app and NHS app  The NHS COVID-19 app is the…
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