WEEKLY UPDATE 19 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月19日

WEEKLY UPDATE 19 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月19日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: ‘The roadmap out of lockdown’  In December, the Government said it would publish the ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ on Monday 22nd February.  Boris Johnson PM has stated that he will be guided by data, not dates.  NHS Providers – a membership body of NHS organisations – has set out 4 tests that it says must be met in order for lockdown to be eased:  Case numbers and the R number must drop significantly NHS capacity must return to levels where it can treat all patients  All top 9 priority groups must be vaccinated (projected by end of May) The Government must have a strategy to identify and control future outbreaks  http://bit.ly/3az0g4I II: Vaccination programme  Over 65’s  If you are aged 65+ you should receive your vaccination invitation from the…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月11日

WEEKLY UPDATE 11 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月11日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
You are receiving this week’s Covid-19 Update early as it is Chinese New Year; we will be closed on Friday 12th February.   Birmingham’s CNY street festival cannot go ahead this year but the Chinese Festival Committee Birmingham have risen to the challenge once again and organised a Facebook Live event for Friday evening http://bit.ly/CNY2021-FacebookLiveFestival Additionally, Birmingham’s Hippodrome Theatre has commissioned a programme of short films celebrating CNY http://bit.ly/CNY2021-HippodromeDigiFest Watch BCFC Chair James Wong introduce the film programme: https://youtu.be/ECfZv77aESg New Year Greeting from Anna Yim , CEO of Chinese Community Centre Birmingham : ‘‘ I hope you are all staying well and safe; it has been an extraordinary year for all of us. Despite all difficulties, we will celebrate our New Year and wishing you a healthy, safe and wonderful Ox  year. ’’…
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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 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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