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Suffolk's response to coronavirus to be reviewed as council looks to learn lessons from pandemic

Suffolk's response to coronavirus to be reviewed as council looks to learn lessons from pandemic

Suffolk's response to coronavirus to be reviewed as council looks to learn lessons from pandemic

25 September 2021

A 'lessons learned' analysis of Suffolk's response to the Covid-19 pandemic is set to get underway over the next couple of months.


Wait for invitation for Covid booster jab, Suffolk's health bosses say

Wait for invitation for Covid booster jab, Suffolk's health bosses say

Wait for invitation for Covid booster jab, Suffolk's health bosses say

25 September 2021

People across Suffolk have been told to wait for invitations for booster Covid-19 jabs - and won't be accepted at walk-in clinics.


Thousands of 12-15 year olds to be given Covid-19 jab

Thousands of 12-15 year olds to be given Covid-19 jab

Thousands of 12-15 year olds to be given Covid-19 jab

25 September 2021

Most of Suffolk's 16-18 year olds have had a Covid-19 vaccination, according to latest data – with thousands of younger teenagers to be jabbed.


1,200 students in Suffolk have tested positive for coronavirus in past fortnight

1,200 students in Suffolk have tested positive for coronavirus in past fortnight

1,200 students in Suffolk have tested positive for coronavirus in past fortnight

24 September 2021

Latest data has revealed that 22 Suffolk schools and colleges have 10 or more positive Covid-19 cases, as around 1,200 students tested positive.


Shops warn of worse to come as hauliers struggle with driver shortage

Shops warn of worse to come as hauliers struggle with driver shortage

Shops warn of worse to come as hauliers struggle with driver shortage

17 September 2021

Business owners have warned that disruptions to the food supply chain “will only get worse” if the current shortage of HGV drivers is not resolved.


Covid figures for last week show rise in four Suffolk districts

Covid figures for last week show rise in four Suffolk districts

Covid figures for last week show rise in four Suffolk districts

16 September 2021

The county-wide rate of new weekly cases has increased since the week previous and case rate has increased in four districts.


'Plan B' could see return of mandatory face masks and vaccine passports

'Plan B' could see return of mandatory face masks and vaccine passports

'Plan B' could see return of mandatory face masks and vaccine passports

14 September 2021

The Health Secretary has set out a 'plan b' if his blueprint to life with Covid does not work.


Covid jab recommended for children aged 12 to 15 by chief medical officers

Covid jab recommended for children aged 12 to 15 by chief medical officers

Covid jab recommended for children aged 12 to 15 by chief medical officers

13 September 2021

Around three million children could be eligible for a first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid jab.


Coronavirus testing centre opens in Suffolk town

Coronavirus testing centre opens in Suffolk town

Coronavirus testing centre opens in Suffolk town

13 September 2021

A new walk-through Covid-19 test centre has opened in a Suffolk town.


Over 2,300 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk

Over 2,300 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk

Over 2,300 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk

12 September 2021

There are over 2,300 positive cases of coronavirus in Suffolk, data reveals.


Could the tone of your voice or way you cough suggest you've got Covid-19?

Could the tone of your voice or way you cough suggest you've got Covid-19?

Could the tone of your voice or way you cough suggest you've got Covid-19?

10 September 2021

Talking and coughing sounds are being collected by NHS scientists investigating whether they may indicate someone has caught Covid-19.


Are we facing an October firebreak lockdown?

Are we facing an October firebreak lockdown?

Are we facing an October firebreak lockdown?

07 September 2021

With Covid cases rising could a short, sharp lockdown and longer half term break be needed? Reports suggest the government is considering it.


Over a quarter of residents in Suffolk between 18 to 44 yet to receive first coronavirus jab, figures reveal

Over a quarter of residents in Suffolk between 18 to 44 yet to receive first coronavirus jab, figures reveal

Over a quarter of residents in Suffolk between 18 to 44 yet to receive first coronavirus jab, figures reveal

05 September 2021

Suffolk residents are being urged to get vaccinated against Covid-19 after data showed over a quarter between 18 to 44 are yet to receive a first jab.


What we know about Mu - the covid strain that may evade vaccines

What we know about Mu - the covid strain that may evade vaccines

What we know about Mu - the covid strain that may evade vaccines

03 September 2021

Scientists have added a new covid variant to the World Health Organisation's watchlist over concerns it may evade people's existing immunity.


'Help us to stock up for Christmas', urges foodbank charity

'Help us to stock up for Christmas', urges foodbank charity

'Help us to stock up for Christmas', urges foodbank charity

03 September 2021

A foodbank charity is appealing for donations after stocks were depleted due to the pandemic – and in preparation for its Christmas hamper project.


Pandemic sees number of children home-schooled in county rise

Pandemic sees number of children home-schooled in county rise

Pandemic sees number of children home-schooled in county rise

02 September 2021

Scores of families have opted to switch to home educating their children during the Covid-19 pandemic in Suffolk, new data has revealed.


Boy loses ability to walk after Covid-19 exacerbates life-limiting illness

Boy loses ability to walk after Covid-19 exacerbates life-limiting illness

Boy loses ability to walk after Covid-19 exacerbates life-limiting illness

31 August 2021

A mum says the ‘amazing’ response to a charity she set up helped her through a tough year after her son caught Covid-19 which exacerbated an illness.


Suffolk's summer schools did not lead to spike in Covid-19 cases, education boss says

Suffolk's summer schools did not lead to spike in Covid-19 cases, education boss says

Suffolk's summer schools did not lead to spike in Covid-19 cases, education boss says

31 August 2021

Summer schools in Suffolk during the six week break did not lead to a spike in Covid-19 cases, according to Suffolk County Council.


What can parents expect as children prepare to return to classrooms for new school year?

What can parents expect as children prepare to return to classrooms for new school year?

What can parents expect as children prepare to return to classrooms for new school year?

26 August 2021

The start of the new school year next week is set to be a 'crucial term for getting to some sense of normality', an education chief has said.


Covid cases in Suffolk rose by 22% in the last week

Covid cases in Suffolk rose by 22% in the last week

Covid cases in Suffolk rose by 22% in the last week

26 August 2021

The number of Covid cases in Suffolk have risen by 22 per cent in the last week, with rises in all five districts set to continue.


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