Covid-19 Monthly Update March – 每月疫情更新2022年3月

Covid-19 Monthly Update March – 每月疫情更新2022年3月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update Cases on the rise  The number of positive cases has started to rise. This is an inevitable part of increased mixing. Hospitalisations and deaths has not risen at the same rate, and 50% of people testing positive in hospital are there for other reasons. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-60911771 The government set out its "Living with Covid" plan earlier this year. All remaining legal restrictions in England have been removed It means people who test positive for Covid in England are no longer legally required to self-isolate, but they are still advised to stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days Masks are no longer legally required in most public spaces - although they are still required in healthcare settings, such as GP…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update February – 每月疫情更新2022年2月

Covid-19 Monthly Update February – 每月疫情更新2022年2月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update All remaining legal restrictions in England have been removed as part of the prime minister's "Living with Covid" plan. It means people who test positive for Covid in England are no longer legally required to self-isolate, although they are still advised to do so. "Living with Covid" plan includes: people with Covid are not legally required to self-isolate however, guidance recommends that those who test positive stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days self-isolation support payments of £500 for those on low incomes have stopped routine contact tracing has ended - people in contact with someone with Covid will no longer be advised to self-isolate or take daily tests workers are not required to tell their employer if…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update January – 每月疫情更新2022年1月

Covid-19 Monthly Update January – 每月疫情更新2022年1月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update On Thursday 27 January, England returned to Plan A measures following the huge success of the vaccination programme and falling Omicron infections. Most of the rules in place under Plan B have ended: Work from home guidance has been dropped Face masks are no longer compulsory (although some shops have asked customers to keep wearing them and they are required by Transport for London) Covid passes are no longer compulsory at venues and events From Monday 31 January: In care homes there will be no limit to visitor numbers, self-isolation periods will be cut and rules for managing outbreaks will be eased II. Covid Variants and Impact on Health As the virus reproduces when it infects people and because it uses our own cells to…
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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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