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WEEKLY UPDATE 16 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月16日

WEEKLY UPDATE 16 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月16日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
New Alert System  On Wednesday 14th October the Government introduced a new 3-tier alert system based on the number of cases in each area. Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton are all in Tier 2 - High Level. The poster below sets out what you can and can’t do, but the two key changes are  Households must not mix in any indoor settings anywhere. Households that have formed support bubbles may still mix indoors. Households may meet in private gardens but a maximum of 6 people including children and people in support bubbles. Test & Trace Support Payment goes live  The online claim form for the Test & Trace lump sum payment is now on the Council website click here School exams  School exams will be held in 2021 but…
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Birmingham City Council Education Department Question Time – 华人家长与伯明翰市政府教育部门官员对话

Birmingham City Council Education Department Question Time – 华人家长与伯明翰市政府教育部门官员对话

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Officers from Birmingham Councils' Education Department have kindly agreed to meet parents to answer their concerns around schools and support for parents, especially those who wish to home-school during the pandemic. The meeting will be conducted in English with a Mandarin interpreter.  伯明翰市政府教育部门的官员非常乐意与家长朋友们在网上会面,以解答家长们就疫情期间有关学校的问题,政府的相关信息和支持,以及有关在疫情期间能否让孩子在家教学等问题。   会议将以英语与普通话翻译的形式进行。 Meeting ID/会议ID号: 7755648372   Zoom link /会议链接: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7755648372
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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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WEEKLY UPDATE 2 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月2日

WEEKLY UPDATE 2 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月2日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Covid-19 Weekly Update 2/10/2020 The ‘R’ number (rate of transmission) currently stands between 1.3 and 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 will be reviewed every 3 weeks, with first review due 2nd October.  NHS Test & Trace App   We understand that the app can be downloaded in Simplified Chinese but is not currently available in Traditional Chinese.  According to the BBC, it does not work on some Huawei phones.  Download the app  https://covid19.nhs.uk/index.html The app can tell you about risk and alert you to when you have been…
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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

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Did you hear our CEO Anna Yim talking about our volunteers online cooking sessions at Birmingham's Mid Autumn Festival Celebration this evening? We hope this short video shows the fun, relaxation and togetherness our volunteers had when they made mooncakes https://youtu.be/1P64b7zZrwY
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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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WEEKLY UPDATE Special Bulletin – 每周疫情快讯特別版 23.09.2020

WEEKLY UPDATE Special Bulletin – 每周疫情快讯特別版 23.09.2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, Event
Due to the recent steep rise in Covid cases, the Government has announced new rules.  They are taking effect this week, so we have produced this Special Bulletin with the headlines. We will provide more detail in the normal Weekly Update.  由于近日英国新冠疫情确诊人数剧增,政府紧急出台新规定。新规将在本周实施,我们紧急制作了疫情快讯特别版,我们将在每周疫情快讯中提供更多详细信息。 English Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese
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