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 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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