Interim Update – 疫情快讯 19/7/2021

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
The Prime Minister has set out Government plans to lift the remaining Covid restrictions in England on 19 July Social distancing / face coverings no limits on social contact1m-plus rule removed (except in some settings, such as ports of entry and medical settings)no legal requirements for face coverings (although their use will still be advised in hospitals, healthcare settings and enclosed, crowded public spaces) Events / hospitality/ businesses nightclubs permitted to reopencapacity caps on businesses will be liftedhospitality businesses will no longer be required to provide table service onlyno limits on numbers at weddings and funeralsno restrictions on communal worship and singingno limits on people attending concerts, theatres or sports eventsno legal requirements for Covid certificates for any venue or event Travel The guidance recommending against travel to amber countries…
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Happy Chinese New Year 2021 – 春节快乐

Happy Chinese New Year 2021 – 春节快乐

Event, News
This Year we celebrate Chinese New Year at home. Hippodrome Birmingham and Chinese Community Centre - Birminghamhave collaborated and complied seven short videos to celebrate Chinese New Year. The first of Hippodromes's daily short films to celebrate 'Fan Dance - 功夫扇' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_CVUtOOkv0 The second of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Celebration at home - 在家裡歡度新年' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOwQu3pRUVs The third of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Lion Dance - 舞獅' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Tu5TKmC_rA The fourth of Hippodromes's daily short films Wish tree, Community workshop & physical wish tree installation - 許願樹' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pl_N5w86qg The fifth of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Calligraphy- 書法' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-7lsxqRBKc The sixth of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Chinatown businesses - 唐人街商户拜年' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW-sUpmkVfc The last of Hippodromes's daily short films 'Delivery of Chinese food to elders - 向長者送上新春的祝福' #CNY21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVjxkgZw-kI…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11 December 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年12月11日

WEEKLY UPDATE 11 December 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年12月11日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Vaccine update I.I Covid-19 vaccinations start to roll out The first Covid-19 vaccine was adminstered this week to 90 year old Margaret Keenan at University Hospital Coventry  https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/coventry-hospital-covid-19-vaccine-19417389 I.II Allergic reactions People with a history of strong allergic reactions are advised not to have the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-55244122 At a glance guide to the priority order for vaccination set out by the Government:  Detailed Government information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-why-you-are-being-asked-to-wait/why-you-have-to-wait-for-your-covid-19-vaccine?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine has been produced in large blocks, can be moved a maximum of 4 times and must be stored below  minus-70°C.  As  care homes cannot provide the storage facilities, the programme has changed so that the first group to receive the vaccination has been older people aged 80+ who are going to hospital as outpatients or who are…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 6 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月6日

WEEKLY UPDATE 6 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月6日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
The 3 Tier Alert system has been suspended and replaced with a set of national restrictions lasting 5.11.2020 - 2.12.2020.  The key points are:  1) You must stay at home except for  Work – if you cannot work from home  Education and childcare Shopping for essentials  Exercise  Medical appointments  2) Indoors including private gardens, outbuildings eg sheds You must not mix with people who are not part of your household or support bubble Exceptions  You may go into someone else’s residence  To carry out emergency work (eg electricians, plumbers)  For childcare  For provision of care to a vulnerable person  To visit as a volunteer To assist someone to escape injury or harm 3) Outdoors You may go out for daily exercise or to visit public places (for example parks, canals)…
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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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