WEEKLY UPDATE 25 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月25日

WEEKLY UPDATE 25 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月25日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Covid-19 Weekly Update  25/9/2020 There has been an increase in Covid-19 cases with the rate of transmission (‘R’) moving above 1. It currently stands at 1.1-1.4.  On 21.9.2020, the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group (SAGE) moved the alert level to 4 , triggering more restrictions.  These are summarised below.  With immediate effect  Work from home if you can The Government urges people to revert to working from home if possible  From Wednesday 23rd September  Face coverings  Passengers in taxis and private hire cars must wear face coverings  Taxi drivers and public transport staff are advised to wear face coverings  From Thur 24th September Unregistered childcare provision  To enable parents to go to work, children under 14 can be looked after by people from other households for example family and friends Play dates…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月18日

WEEKLY UPDATE 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月18日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Weekly Update 18/9/2020 New rules for social gatherings  We have produced a quick guide to the new rules that came into force this week.  http://bit.ly/Indoor_OutdoorGathering The ‘Rule of 6’ is national law that came into effect on Monday 14th September; the ban on visits inside people’s homes and gardens applies to people living in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull. It came into effect on Tuesday 15th. If you live in any of these 3 areas, you are not allowed to go into other people’s homes anywhere in the country as well as being banned from having visitors in your home.  You can travel to other places to meet with family and friends, but you must not go into their homes or gardens.  This is to prevent the virus being transmitted to…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月11日

WEEKLY UPDATE 11 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月11日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Weekly Update:  11th Sept 2020 Attention! From Tuesday 15th September, people living in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull may not make social calls to other people in their homes.  You may still enter people's homes to provide care, and you may still keep support bubbles. Read here Social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday 14th September, as the Government seeks to curb the rise in coronavirus cases. It will apply to gatherings indoors and outdoors – including private homes, as well as parks, pubs and restaurants. The new 6 person maximum restrictions will not apply to schools, workplaces or Covid-secure weddings, funerals and organised team sports. It will be enforced through a £100 fine if people fail to comply, doubling on each offence up…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 4 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月4日

WEEKLY UPDATE 4 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月4日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Weekly Update:  4th Sept 2020 Public Health Chief Dr Justin Varney states the next few days will be vital in determining whether or not Birmingham could avoid local lockdown. Speaking during a Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 1st Sept, Dr Justin Varney revealed that the case rate in Birmingham has 'stagnated', with the percentage of positive tests rising.  Read in full As schools across England and Wales are reopening this week, Birmingham Live shares helpful ways for parents to keep their child's school uniform free from coronavirus Since Covid-19 can linger on fabrics for up to three days, establishing a safe washing routine is essential. Public Health Chief Dr Justin Varney warns parents most likely to catch coronavirus at the school gates He said parents will…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 28 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月28日

WEEKLY UPDATE 28 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月28日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Weekly Update:  28th August 2020 Birmingham avoids lockdown but some restrictions introduced A rise in Covid-19 cases in some parts of Birmingham led to the Council warning of a possible lockdown or new restrictions. In the end lockdown was avoided and action is mainly greater enforcement of rules affecting businesses, although this will have knock-on effects on citizens.   Even though there had been local spikes, the number of new cases dropped from 30 to 23 in 100,000. Additionally, there have been no new hospital admissions or Covid deaths in Birmingham for 28 days.  However, people should not be complacent.  The rise in cases was mainly connected to younger people (under 50) as they returned to work and the hospitality sector re-opened.  Although anyone can catch Covid-19, not everyone suffers…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 21 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月21日

WEEKLY UPDATE 21 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月21日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to the latest issue of Weekly Update. We hope you are keeping well.   As the summer holiday comes to a close, it's likely that you're still scouting around for more fun things to do. We are sharing more links to help parents and families. Also, check out our ‘Mythbuster & Spam Corner’ below to check out recent scam alerts. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 32, 152 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 20 weeks and a 21.2% decrease compared with Week 31 (193 deaths), accounting for 1.7% of all deaths in England and Wales. As of 9am on 20 August, there have been 15,177,265 tests processed in total across all 4 pillars in the UK. 322,280…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 14 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月14日

WEEKLY UPDATE 14 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月14日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to the latest issue of Covid-19 Weekly Update. We hope you are well and not struggling too much with the heat the last few days.    Met Office warns of more thunderstorms with danger of flash flooding in the West Midlands. Stay safe!   We continue to share some resources & links to help parents and families during the summer holiday. Also, check out our ‘Mythbuster & Spam Corner’ section below to help you separate fact from fiction, in order to avoid being scammed. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 31, 193 mentioned "novel coronavirus (COVID-19)", the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 19 weeks and a 11.1% decrease compared with Week 30 (217 deaths), accounting for 2.2% of all deaths in England…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 7 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月7日

WEEKLY UPDATE 7 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月7日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome! This week we are continuing our reporting of Covid-19 related latest news and stories.    It is the school summer holiday, there is a concern around children’s mental health and wellbeing. We’re sharing some resources & links to help parents and families.   We are also sharing some useful information taken from last night’s CCC-B Online Group Zoom session with Dr. Justin Varney, Director of Public Health for Birmingham City Council. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 30, 217 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 18 weeks, accounting for 2.4% of all deaths in England and Wales. As of 9am on 6 August, there have been 17,515,234 tests (either processed or sent out) in the UK. Of these,…
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