Welcome to West Midlands, BNOs from Hong Kong

Welcome to West Midlands, BNOs from Hong Kong

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Welcome to West Midlands, BNOs from Hong Kong - 歡迎BNO人士來 West Midlands 定居We have a welcome booklet for BNOs in English and Traditional Chinese. These are the service Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham provides.  For enquires and information contact our centre on 0121 685 8510
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Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Latest Covid update In the past week a heavily mutated Covid variant has been identified, rapidly labelled a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization and named Omicron. Eleven cases of the Omicron variant have been found in the UK so far. It is unclear how big a threat it poses. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it could be the most infectious variant so far. What we know is Omicron has mutations that theoretically help it to spread more quickly and there is mounting evidence of that happening in South Africa.  The Government's response is to test everyone coming into the UK, isolate all Omicron contacts, ramp up boosting and bring back compulsory face masks in some public places. The government has been focusing on the pressure on…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update May – 每月疫情更新2021年5月

Covid-19 Monthly Update May – 每月疫情更新2021年5月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome back! After a short pause, our Covid-19 bulletin is back although we will be producing it monthly.  If you want to check cases on a daily basis, download this app to your smartphone https://ukcovid19.nw.r.appspot.com/  The data is taken from ‘Coronavirus in the UK’, the UK Government official website on Covid statistics and insights.  What’s new? I: Roadmap  On Monday 17th May, England moved to Step 3 of the Roadmap out of Lockdown.  II: ‘Indian Variant’ The presence of B.1.617.2 – the ‘Indian variant’ – has been a concern. On 13th May, the Birmingham Mail reported that 62 cases had been found across the West Midlands with 19 being in Edgbaston South & University https://bit.ly/3fwezs0  https://bit.ly/3hEaHb0  However, the Government scientific advisers have said the Indian variant may be highly transmissible but…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 26 March 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年3月26日

WEEKLY UPDATE 26 March 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年3月26日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: The Roadmap Out Of Lockdown  The ‘stay at home’ order will be lifted on Monday 29th March although you are advised to stay local. If all goes well, Step 2 will be triggered on Monday 12th April Remember: each step will only be implemented if 4 tests are satisfied:                            Test 1 The vaccination programme is on schedule Test 2 Hospitalisations and deaths are reduced Test 3 The NHS is not overwhelmed by a surge of new cases Test 4 New variants of concern can be adequately managed If these tests are not met, we will not move to the next stage. Therefore, it is advisable to wait before you book holidays abroad as restrictions could continue beyond…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 26 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月26日

WEEKLY UPDATE 26 February 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年2月26日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Covid alert level reduced to 4 The four Chief Medical Officers for the UK have announced that the number of people going to hospital has reduced so there is no longer a risk of the NHS being overwhelmed. The Covid Alert Level has been reduced to 4.   Restrictions remain in place until the Roadmap out of Lockdown begins – see below.  II: ‘The roadmap out of lockdown’    The roadmap out of lockdown was published on Monday.   Restrictions will be lifted in 4 stages (stage 1 is in two parts), commencing 8th March and finishing 21st June.  Each stage will only be implemented if 4 tests are satisfied:  Test 1 The vaccination programme is on schedule Test 2 Hospitalisations and deaths are reduced Test 3 The NHS…
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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 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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