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Covid-19

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SUPERMARKET depot workers and food manufacturers will be exempt from quarantine rules as the government tries to prevent food supply problems. The move comes after the rising number of retail workers being forced to self-isolate was beginning to affect the availability of some products. The…

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THE number of vaccines issued in Harlow improved after last week’s dip when just 866 were issued. There were 2,682 vaccines issued. Most weeks, the number of vaccines issued has been anywhere between 3 and 4,000. There were 647 first vaccines. There were 2,035 second…

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SUPERMARKETS Sainsbury’s, Iceland and Co-op have revealed they are suffering stock shortages as concerns grow about the impact of the so-called “pingdemic” reports Sky News. Sainsbury’s, Britain’s second biggest supermarket, said it “might not always have” products customers want while Iceland revealed it was also…

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CORONAVIRUS rates are around a third higher in men – likely to be related to the impact of Euro 2020, says Essex’s director of public health. The average infection rate in Essex in men is 550 per 100,000 – compared to 420 per 100,000 in…

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By Local Democracy Reporter A MORE targeted vaccination programme is to be rolled out in west Essex given that the area has lower vaccination rates. Around 75 per cent of people have received their first dose in Harlow – with 57 per cent having received…

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WITH release from lockdown now passed, we have decided to bring back our daily Covid-19 report. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. The report covers UK figures; Princess Alexandra Hospital figures;…

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REMAIN cautious and continue to take sensible steps to Keep Covid in Check, is the latest message from Essex County Council’s (ECC) Director for Public Health, Dr Mike Gogarty.  The advice comes as today (Monday 19 July) marks the first day that all legal Covid-19 restrictions on social contact that have been in place for most of the pandemic, are removed.  Instead, they are being replaced by recommended guidance from…

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A FINAL £3.6m Covid Local Support Grant from central government is being used to provide free school meals over the summer holidays and extra support for families hit by the pandemic. Essex County Council (ECC) has allocated £2.6m to continue the holiday free school meal…

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PATIENTS in Hertfordshire and west Essex will still be required to wear face coverings in GP practices and other healthcare settings when COVID-19 restrictions ease on Monday. The guidance from the NHS for healthcare settings has not changed, and patients who are not exempt from…

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WITH a release from lockdown day now set at July 19th, we have decided to bring back our daily Covid-19 report. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. The report covers UK…

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LLOYDS Pharmacy has issued a statement due to high levels of Covid-related absence. Lloyds Pharmacy is based up on The Pinnacles in Harlow. The statement on their website is as follows: “We are currently experiencing high levels of COVID related absence. Please be assured that…

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THE number of vaccines issued in Harlow seems to be slowing down. Most weeks, the number of vaccines issued has been anywhere between 3 and 4,000. But in the last seven days there has been just 866. Just 340 first vaccines. Just 525 second vaccines.…

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WITH a release from lockdown day now set at July 19th, we have decided to bring back our daily Covid-19 report. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. The report covers UK…

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THE Leader of Essex County Council has set out plans for a new commission which will consider the long-term effects of Covid-19 on Essex. Leader of Essex County Council (ECC), Cllr Kevin Bentley, has today announced a new, independent commission which will identify the long-term effects…

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FACE coverings must be worn on London’s transport network despite restrictions easing on 19 July, London’s mayor says reports the BBC. Sadiq Khan said he was not prepared to put Tube, tram and other transport users at risk by relaxing the rules on face coverings.…

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TWO more vaccination centres are set to open up in Harlow. With just over 55% of Harlow residents having had both jabs, there is now a big push to get at least 70% of the population vaccinated over the summer. According to the myhealthessex website,…