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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Covid-19 Monthly Update December – 每月疫情更新2021年12月24日

Covid-19 Monthly Update December – 每月疫情更新2021年12月24日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update 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 New measures and tougher Covid restrictions will be introduced in Wales and Scotland from Boxing Day. In England, there will be no new measures for Christmas.   Self-isolation cut from 10 days to seven People infected with Covid in England can stop self-isolating after seven days instead of 10 by providing negative lateral flow results on day six and day seven. people should not end their isolation early if they are still experiencing symptoms People who are not…
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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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