WEEKLY UPDATE 30 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月30日

WEEKLY UPDATE 30 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月30日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
How does the new Alert System work? An area is put into Tier 2 High Alert when ‘case rates’ go above 100. If Tier 2 measures fail to bring case rates below 100, the area is put up to Tier 3 Very High Alert level. It is important to be aware that case rates are not the same as the actual rates. The actual rates are the number of positive tests; case rates are scaled up to show the estimated figure per 100,000 population.   The graph below shows what this looks like in Sandwell 18th -24th October - we have used this as we don’t have information in this format for Birmingham.  The graph is published by Sandwell Director of Public Health.  While actual cases are not as alarming…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 23 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月23日

WEEKLY UPDATE 23 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月23日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Jobs & Business Support I: Job Support Scheme The new Job Support Scheme which replaces the Furlough Scheme on 1.11.2020 has been adjusted to give more help to businesses that employ staff. IA: Job Support Scheme Open - for businesses operating at reduced capacity IB: Job Support Scheme Closed - for businesses required to close  IC: Job Retention Bonus continues  One-off bonus £1k for each employee retained under the Job Support Scheme.  II: Self-employed grants  2 x  taxable grants based on 40% profits capped at £3,750 - covering start of November- end of January, and February-end of April. III: Business grants  Targeting hospitality, hotels/BBs and leisure industries. Grants between £934-£2,100 based on rateable value for each month in Tier 2. These grants can be backdated to August.  Tier 2 -…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 16 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月16日

WEEKLY UPDATE 16 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月16日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
New Alert System  On Wednesday 14th October the Government introduced a new 3-tier alert system based on the number of cases in each area. Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton are all in Tier 2 - High Level. The poster below sets out what you can and can’t do, but the two key changes are  Households must not mix in any indoor settings anywhere. Households that have formed support bubbles may still mix indoors. Households may meet in private gardens but a maximum of 6 people including children and people in support bubbles. Test & Trace Support Payment goes live  The online claim form for the Test & Trace lump sum payment is now on the Council website click here School exams  School exams will be held in 2021 but…
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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 24 JULY 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年7月24日

WEEKLY UPDATE 24 JULY 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年7月24日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to our Friday edition of the weekly update. Don’t forget to carry on with your daily exercises and keep in touch with friends and family to stay healthy!    We’ve handpicked the latest Covid-19 related news and updates, so you don’t miss anything important from the past seven days. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 28, 366 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 16 weeks, accounting for 4.2% of all deaths in England and Wales. As of 9am on 23 July, there have been 13,974,097 tests (either processed or sent out) in the UK. Of these, 10,523,054 tests were processed in total.297,146 people have tested positive for coronavirus As of 3:56pm on 23 July, of those tested positive…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 17 JULY 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年7月17日

WEEKLY UPDATE 17 JULY 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年7月17日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to another edition of our weekly update. We hope you’re staying safe and keeping well. We’ve handpicked the latest Covid-19 related news and updates, so you don’t miss anything important from the past seven days. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 27, 532 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 15 weeks, accounting for 5.8% of all deaths in England and Wales. As of 9am on 15 July, there have been 12,669,634 tests (either processed or sent out) in the UK. Of these, 9,524,251 tests were processed in total.292,552 people have tested positive for coronavirus As of 5pm on 15 July, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, 45,119 have died across all settings. 4918 total cases…
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Covid-19: Essential information to help keep you and the community safe & well – 新冠病毒(Covid-19): 帮助您和社群保持安全的基本资讯

Covid-19: Essential information to help keep you and the community safe & well – 新冠病毒(Covid-19): 帮助您和社群保持安全的基本资讯

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
One of the key outputs for our BCC-funded BME Impact project is a booklet.  Our survey showed that respondents were primarily interested in 'the science', followed by guidance on reducing transmission,self-isolating and shielding.  We have therefore focused on these topics in the first edition of our booklet.  The topics in our second edition will be determined by issues that arise in our Online Group meetings as well as updated official guidance and key messages.  We welcome your comments on the booklet.  伯明翰华⼈社区疫情调研项目的一个重要组成部分是我们定期发布的一本小册子。在此前的问卷调查中,显示受访者最关注的几个方面包括:疫情的科学解释,如何减少病毒传播,政府对居家隔离和有关屏蔽保护的指南。因此,我们的第一版手册将重点关注这些主题。我们第二版手册的主题将取决于在线小组会议上大家讨论的内容,以及政府最新的官方指南和关键疫情信息。 我们欢迎您对小册子发表意见。 伯明翰華⼈社區疫情調研項目的一個重要組成部分是我們定期發布的一本小冊子。 在此前的 問卷調查中,顯示受訪者最關注的幾個方麵包括:疫情的科學解釋,如何減少病毒傳播,政府對居家隔離和有關屏蔽保護的指南。因此,我們的第一版手冊將重點關注這些主題。我們第二版手冊的主題將取決於在線小組會議上大家討論的內容,以及政府最新的官方指南和關鍵疫情信息。我們歡迎您對小冊子發表意見。 Booklet in English https://bit.ly/3fisdO6 Booklet in Simplified Chinese https://bit.ly/300U6nc Booklet in Traditional Chinese https://bit.ly/3fgPsIr Introduction 简介 In January 2020, a virus which had first been identified in Wuhan China began to take hold in the UK. By March, the coronavirus had spread at such a…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 22 JUNE 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年6月22日

WEEKLY UPDATE 22 JUNE 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年6月22日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
This week marks a key moment in our lockdown journey - the Prime Minister has announced a series of lockdown easing rules to take effect from 4 July. The new measures might bring relief for some but for many they bring new challenges.   Whatever situation you’re in, we will continue to support and inform you in the coming months.   NOTE: the new guidance comes into effect on 4th July; until then, the current guidance and regulations apply. Covid-19 statistics update: The number of deaths involving COVID-19 registered in England and Wales in the week ending 12 June 2020 (Week 24) was 1,114 (11.2% of all deaths in that week), the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 11 weeks. The estimated number of people with COVID-19…
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Weekly update 15 June 2020 –  每周疫情快讯 2020年6月15日

Weekly update 15 June 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年6月15日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to your Friday round-up of this week’s Covid-19 related top stories and some insightful statistics. We hope you’re continuing to stay safe and positive in these challenging times. From must-read headlines to trending stories, we have handpicked them so you don’t miss what’s important from the past seven days.   Some useful statistics: The number of deaths involving COVID-19 continued to decrease across all English regions. The number of deaths involving COVID-19 registered in England and Wales in the week ending 5 June 2020 (Week 23) was 1,588, accounting for 14.8% of all deaths in that week, and 234 deaths lower than the previous week. People aged 90 years and over continued to have the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in Week 23. Of all deaths involving COVID-19 registered…
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