Covid-19 Monthly Update February – 每月疫情更新2022年2月

Covid-19 Monthly Update February – 每月疫情更新2022年2月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update All remaining legal restrictions in England have been removed as part of the prime minister's "Living with Covid" plan. It means people who test positive for Covid in England are no longer legally required to self-isolate, although they are still advised to do so. "Living with Covid" plan includes: people with Covid are not legally required to self-isolate however, guidance recommends that those who test positive stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days self-isolation support payments of £500 for those on low incomes have stopped routine contact tracing has ended - people in contact with someone with Covid will no longer be advised to self-isolate or take daily tests workers are not required to tell their employer if…
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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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WEEKLY UPDATE 20 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月20日

WEEKLY UPDATE 20 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月20日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
This week’s Covid Community Champions Briefing focused on education settings, especially schools.  Key messages and reminders:  Many of the cases found in schools are due to household mixing outside of school hours especially birthday parties and playdates Schools are open because they are Covid-secure; most private homes do not have the same rigorous processes for removing or reducing risk of transmission, therefore the ban on households socially mixing indoors is in force.  Birmingham Public Health team recommend the Germdefence tool, developed by universities to help reduce viral infections https://www.germdefence.org/ If a parent tests positive, all other household members must self-isolate for 14 days.  The 14 day period starts from the day you experience your first symptoms OR the day you take a test if you are asymptomatic.   Children must…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 25 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月25日

WEEKLY UPDATE 25 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月25日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Covid-19 Weekly Update  25/9/2020 There has been an increase in Covid-19 cases with the rate of transmission (‘R’) moving above 1. It currently stands at 1.1-1.4.  On 21.9.2020, the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group (SAGE) moved the alert level to 4 , triggering more restrictions.  These are summarised below.  With immediate effect  Work from home if you can The Government urges people to revert to working from home if possible  From Wednesday 23rd September  Face coverings  Passengers in taxis and private hire cars must wear face coverings  Taxi drivers and public transport staff are advised to wear face coverings  From Thur 24th September Unregistered childcare provision  To enable parents to go to work, children under 14 can be looked after by people from other households for example family and friends Play dates…
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