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 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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