WEEKLY UPDATE 15 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月15日

WEEKLY UPDATE 15 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月15日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Vaccination invitation letter 7 Mass Vaccination Centres opened across the country this week.  Birmingham has a centre at Millenium Point in Digbeth.  People aged 80+ should receive a letter inviting them to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccination.  The letter may come from their GP or the National Booking System.   Birmingham & Solihull CCG have created a website to provide information and answer questions –  https://www.birminghamandsolihullcovidvaccine.nhs.uk/ We have taken information from various local Public Health and NHS sources and put key points here:  You can choose whether to have your vaccination at Millenium Point or your GP surgery The Government has ordered 3 vaccines: Pfizer, AstroZeneca (‘Oxford’ vaccine), and Moderna You cannot choose which vaccine you get Vaccination is not compulsory but the NHS and Public Health…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 13 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月13日

WEEKLY UPDATE 13 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月13日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
This week we focus on the main schemes available to help employees, workers, the self-employed and small businesses through the pandemic. Help for workers & employees  Extended Job Retention Scheme (‘furlough’) – for workers unable to work due to partial or full closure of their workplace The Government will cover 80% of wages for hours not worked, up to £2,500 per month. Employers must pay National Insurance and pension contributions. Employees can work part-time - employers must pay normal pay for all hours worked.  The employee must have been on the payroll before 30.10.2020.    The Job Retention Scheme will last until 31.3.2021. Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – for employees unable to work due to sickness, self-isolation or shielding SSP is payable if you are an employee with average earnings…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 4 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月4日

WEEKLY UPDATE 4 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月4日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Weekly Update:  4th Sept 2020 Public Health Chief Dr Justin Varney states the next few days will be vital in determining whether or not Birmingham could avoid local lockdown. Speaking during a Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 1st Sept, Dr Justin Varney revealed that the case rate in Birmingham has 'stagnated', with the percentage of positive tests rising.  Read in full As schools across England and Wales are reopening this week, Birmingham Live shares helpful ways for parents to keep their child's school uniform free from coronavirus Since Covid-19 can linger on fabrics for up to three days, establishing a safe washing routine is essential. Public Health Chief Dr Justin Varney warns parents most likely to catch coronavirus at the school gates He said parents will…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 21 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月21日

WEEKLY UPDATE 21 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月21日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to the latest issue of Weekly Update. We hope you are keeping well.   As the summer holiday comes to a close, it's likely that you're still scouting around for more fun things to do. We are sharing more links to help parents and families. Also, check out our ‘Mythbuster & Spam Corner’ below to check out recent scam alerts. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 32, 152 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 20 weeks and a 21.2% decrease compared with Week 31 (193 deaths), accounting for 1.7% of all deaths in England and Wales. As of 9am on 20 August, there have been 15,177,265 tests processed in total across all 4 pillars in the UK. 322,280…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 14 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月14日

WEEKLY UPDATE 14 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月14日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome to the latest issue of Covid-19 Weekly Update. We hope you are well and not struggling too much with the heat the last few days.    Met Office warns of more thunderstorms with danger of flash flooding in the West Midlands. Stay safe!   We continue to share some resources & links to help parents and families during the summer holiday. Also, check out our ‘Mythbuster & Spam Corner’ section below to help you separate fact from fiction, in order to avoid being scammed. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 31, 193 mentioned "novel coronavirus (COVID-19)", the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 19 weeks and a 11.1% decrease compared with Week 30 (217 deaths), accounting for 2.2% of all deaths in England…
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