Covid-19 Monthly Update January – 每月疫情更新2022年1月

Covid-19 Monthly Update January – 每月疫情更新2022年1月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update On Thursday 27 January, England returned to Plan A measures following the huge success of the vaccination programme and falling Omicron infections. Most of the rules in place under Plan B have ended: Work from home guidance has been dropped Face masks are no longer compulsory (although some shops have asked customers to keep wearing them and they are required by Transport for London) Covid passes are no longer compulsory at venues and events From Monday 31 January: In care homes there will be no limit to visitor numbers, self-isolation periods will be cut and rules for managing outbreaks will be eased II. Covid Variants and Impact on Health As the virus reproduces when it infects people and because it uses our own cells to…
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Wellbeing Forum January 2022 – 健康論壇

Wellbeing Forum January 2022 – 健康論壇

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Next week at our wellbeing forum, Covid-19 update with Birmingham Public Health. Please join us next week on Thursday 27th January 2022.   Director of Public Health Birmingham Dr Justin Varney will give us the latest on: •Omicron, Delta and any new variants •The numbers: cases, hospitalisations, deaths •Isolation - infected or a close contact - what are the rules now? •Vaccination programme including booster jabs •School children, pregnancy •Predictions for the future   Pre-booking is required. The Zoom link will only be sent to people who have registered to attend. The presentation will be delivered in English with Cantonese and Mandarin interpreters. 一月健康論壇 2022 年 1 月 27 日星期四。主題:伯明翰公共衛生部新冠疫情更新。 伯明翰公共衛生部總監 Justin Varney 博士將為我們提供以下最新信息: 奧密克戎Omicron,德爾塔Delta 和其他新冠變種 疫情統計:病例,住院人數,死亡人數 隔離規定 – 新冠感染者或密切接觸者 - 現在有什麼規則? 疫苗接種計劃,包括加強針 學童,孕婦 對未來疫情的預測 參加需要提前預訂,Zoom 鏈接會發送給已報名的人士。 健康論壇將以英語進行,並配有粵語和普通話翻譯。
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Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯16.12.2021

Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯16.12.2021

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
England is moving to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicorn Variant. Based on analysis of UK data by UK Health Security Agency, it shows: Omicorn displays a reduction in immune protection against infection. Omicorn can increase household transmission risk, increase secondary attack rate UK COVID-19 alert level increased from Level 3 to Level 4: Plan B – new regulations Wear a face covering in most indoor public places and on public transport Get tested and self-isolate if required (including Daily Testing of Close Contacts *) Work from Home if you can Get vaccinated (including Boosters) the NHS Covid Pass will be in required in certain places where large crowds gather Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer *Daily Testing for Contacts…
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Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Move to Covid-19 Plan B The Prime Minister has now confirmed that England is moving to Plan B following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. To protect us, a new set of restrictions has been introduced. 1. Face coverings Face coverings are now required: In most public indoor venues unless you are eating, drinking (hospitality) or exercising (gyms) On public transport Face coverings are recommended: In outside spaces that are crowded   2. Work from home   3. NHS COVID-19 Pass and Testing From 15 December, you will need a negative rapid test (LFD test) or proof of full vaccination via the NHS COVID-19 App in the following settings: All nightclubs Indoors with 500+ people (e.g. music venues/ large receptions) Outdoors with 4,000+ people (e.g. outdoor…
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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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