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Lateral Flow Test sites in Coventry to close

Lateral Flow Test sites have been operating in the city for the last 15 months, but with current funding from the Department of Health and Social Care coming to an end, alongside a reduction in demand for supervised tests, all sites will close. Overseen by trained non-clinicians, asymptomatic testing began as a small pilot centred around 450 Coventry City Council staff at Whitley Depot, before being made available to all […]

today23/02/2022

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Face Masks Are Back at Solihull Secondary Schools.

Solihull Council announced today in a press release that due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in the area, Solihull's Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant has began advising that secondary school head teachers start to reintroduce and enforce face coverings for pupils attending school of Year 7 upwards in their lessons as well as communal areas. Ruth Tennant explained, "For the last few weeks of this school term, I […]

today28/06/2021

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Solihull Fitness Centres Reopen to More Than 6,000 Gym-Goers in Their First Fortnight.

Solihull’s leisure centres saw more than 6,000 people upon their return. Solihull Council welcomed people back into their centres around April 12th after their three months of closure due to the UK’s lockdown for Covid-19. It’s shown that gyms have received a 50% increase on those attending, pulling their numbers from 4,056 towards 6,451 visits instead. Many leisure centres have been reopening in coordination of the Government's roadmap to full […]

today03/05/2021

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Ruth Tennant Expresses Concern Over COVID Rate Growing.

Solihull Council released a urgent message from Solihull's Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant today expressing concern of the COVID rate suddenly rise. The rate of COVID cases was around 54.1 on the 4th of March 2021, but as of today, Solihull Council reports that the rate has gone up to 83.2 per a 100,000 instead! A rise of 117-180 cases, now making Solihull one of the third highest in […]

today16/03/2021

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