Covid-19 Monthly Update March – 每月疫情更新2022年3月

Covid-19 Monthly Update March – 每月疫情更新2022年3月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update Cases on the rise  The number of positive cases has started to rise. This is an inevitable part of increased mixing. Hospitalisations and deaths has not risen at the same rate, and 50% of people testing positive in hospital are there for other reasons. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-60911771 The government set out its "Living with Covid" plan earlier this year. All remaining legal restrictions in England have been removed It means people who test positive for Covid in England are no longer legally required to self-isolate, but they are still advised to stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days Masks are no longer legally required in most public spaces - although they are still required in healthcare settings, such as GP…
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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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WEEKLY UPDATE 29 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月29日

WEEKLY UPDATE 29 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月29日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: The roadmap out of lockdown  The Government has announced that it will be publishing its ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ in the week beginning 22nd February – this should include plans for re-opening schools, the economy and society.  As they have already pledged to give headteachers at least 2 weeks notice to help them prepare, the earliest date parents/guardians can expect schools to re-open is 8th March.  This is not definite – it confirms that schools will not reopen before this date.  The easing of restrictions will depend on the vaccination programme, case rates, hospitalisations, Covid-related deaths and other relevant data https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55828952 II: New travel restrictions Mandatory hotel quarantine  The Government has stated that travellers arriving from high risk countries – South Africa, South America and Portugal – will be…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 18 December 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年12月18日

WEEKLY UPDATE 18 December 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年12月18日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Restrictions  I.I Tier review Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed Birmingham remains in Tier 3   I:II Christmas Bubble The Government has issued guidance that will apply to the 5-day Christmas Bubble period. We have inserted this into our Christmas period table.  PM Johnson stressed that 3 households mixing for 5 days are maximum limits, not targets; he urged people to do the minimum possible in order to reduce transmission. He also advised people to start reducing their contacts 5 days before Christmas ie from this weekend.  Restrictions 17.12.2020 – 27.12.2020 The Tiers will be reviewed every 14 days - the first review took place on 16.12.2020. For a 5 day period over Christmas, the Tiers will be lifted and replaced with the ‘Christmas Bubble’ system.  What happens from…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 9 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月9日

WEEKLY UPDATE 9 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月9日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
The ‘R’ number (rate of transmission) currently stands at1.2 -1.6 The alert level is 4 Local Restrictions There were no new local restrictions for Birmingham citizens this week. With exceptions explained previously, you are not allowed to have visitors in your house or garden, and you are not allowed to enter other people’s houses or gardens wherever they live. This is reviewed weekly at a meeting which includes Council Leaders, Directors of Public Health, the West Midlands Regional Mayor and Health Minister Matt Hancock.  Test & Trace Support Payment for people on low incomes If the NHS has instructed you to self-isolate, you may be able to claim a payment of £500 for the self-isolation period.  Read more here  Key points are:  You must be working or self-employed Unable to…
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