WEEKLY UPDATE 17 JULY 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年7月17日

Welcome to another edition of our weekly update. We hope you’re staying safe and keeping well. We’ve handpicked the latest Covid-19 related news and updates, so you don’t miss anything important from the past seven days.

Covid-19 statistics update:

  • Of the deaths registered in Week 27, 532 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 15 weeks, accounting for 5.8% of all deaths in England and Wales.
  • As of 9am on 15 July, there have been 12,669,634 tests (either processed or sent out) in the UK. Of these, 9,524,251 tests were processed in total.
    292,552 people have tested positive for coronavirus
  • As of 5pm on 15 July, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, 45,119 have died across all settings.
  • 4918 total cases in Birmingham, approximately 431 per 100,000 people. (data from gov.uk, updated 16th July)
  • 2407 total deaths in hospitals in the West Midlands, as of 15 July.

Covid-19 Alert Levels in England:


News and stories from last week:

  • Wearing face coverings in shops and supermarkets to be compulsory from 24 July
    CCCB has published a quick guide
  • Birmingham Health Partners have produced guidance on face covers
    How to safely wear a facemask 
  • A new Test & Trace Walk-In Centre has opened in Lozells, Birmingham
    Read more details
  • Watch HealthyBrum video on Test & Trace
  • The government currently has no plans to make face coverings mandatory for office workers in England
  • At this stage, the Government is not recommending face covering for schools when classes resume in September
  • The Government will launch an ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ discount scheme in August, giving people across the UK a 50% discount, capped at £10 per person, on meals out from Monday to Wednesday. This is part of the Government’s Support for Business ie the discount is claimed by the catering establishment owner, not the customer.  Note that it does not apply to takeaways.
  • How to make your own face covering

Shielding reminder:

    • You can still get a food box, care and/or medicine delivery until 31 July if you want them, but you must have registered by 17 July. More information
  • Shielding due to come to an end on 31 July. People who have been affected can visit shops, travel and return to Covid-secure workplaces from 1 August.


Re-opening reminder:

  • Indoor gyms, indoor swimming pools and sports facilities can re-open from 25 July.






  • 在第27周登记的死亡人数中,涉及新冠病532例,这是过去15周内涉及新冠病的死亡人数最底的一周,占英格兰和威尔士所有死亡人数5.8%
  • 截至7月15日上午9点,英国共有12,669,634例新冠病毒测试(已处理或已发出)。其中,总共处理了9,524,251例测试。累计确诊案292,552例。
  • 截至7月15日下午5点,医院内外全部累计死亡45,119例。
  • 伯明翰累计确诊案4918例,每10万人约431例 (数据于2020年7月16日更新)。
  • 截至7月15日,西米德兰兹郡医院总死亡人数为2407例。






  • 从7月24日起,商店和超市将强制要求戴口罩


  • 伯明翰健康合作伙伴 (Birmingham Health Partners) 已经制作和分享关于如何安全戴口罩指南
  • 新一个测试和追踪中心已在伯明翰的洛泽尔 (Lozells, Birmingham) 开放


  • 上健康伯明翰(HealthyBrum)视频, 观看测试和追踪信息
  • 英国政府目前没有计划强制要求上班族在办公室环境戴口罩
  • 现阶段,政府没有计划强制要求学校在9月复课时在教室环境戴口罩
  • 英政府将于今年8月推出“外出就餐,帮助餐饮企业摆脱困境”的折扣计划,周一至三外出就餐,英国各地的消费者都可享受五折,津贴最多每人10英镑。这是政府对餐饮企业支持的一部分,饮食行业店铺业主需要申请折扣补助金, 而不是顾客向政府申请的。请注意,这计划不适用于外卖店。
  • 如何自己做口罩


  • 如果你需要的话,你还可以在7月31日前拿到食品箱、护理和传送药物,但必须在7月17日前在网上登记注册。更多信息
  • 屏蔽将于7月31日结束。从8月1日起,受影响的人可以沿街观店、旅行和返回工作地点(雇主必须做好新冠病安全措施的工作环境)。


  • 室内健身房、室内游泳池和体育设施可从7月25日开放。

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