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CORONAVIRUS AND THE ANGARRACK COMMUNITY

CORONAVIRUS AND THE ANGARRACK COMMUNITY

The coronavirus has taken a massive step forward today and the effect on our
community is as yet unknown.   We do not need to panic however it's inevitable that it
will affect some/all of us over the coming months. This could be a single person living
alone or whole families who have to self-isolate for anything between 7 and 14 days

So what can we do;-

There are people in the village who are more than happy to collect prescriptions, get provisions etc. if needed.

If you require assistance either use the numbers on the note dropped round the village  read more »

210401 | Old Cornwall Society Memorial Plaque | Hayle Pump 155 April/May 2021

Flowers and a plaque were placed down on the King George V Memorial Walk on Tuesday 23rd March at 1 o'clock, exactly 12 months after lockdown, in memory of all those who have died in Cornwall with the Covid infection, the person who set this up was Christine Hancock, with Julie Smitheram, Jenny Button, Sue Maxfield, and Penny Williams, who between them made all the flowers. Our three groups gave them the financial support for the plaque and we have purchased a tree as well, so the memory of all who died lives on.

 

From Hayle Pump1 April 2021  read more »

210331 | Children - 7.4% of those aged 2-11 years 8.2% of those aged 12-16 years - LongCovid - ONS Statistics

At 5 weeks with 95% confidence intervals (any symptom):  read more »

210331 | Coronavirus confirmed at nine Cornwall schools and colleges since reopening

Coronavirus confirmed at nine Cornwall schools and colleges since reopening

Schools welcomed pupils back in person on March 8  read more »

210401 | CORNWALL: Tourism boss wants to cut summer visitors

6 hrs ago  read more »

210320 | Stay Covid safe this Easter - don't put pressure on local NHS unnecessarily - NHS bosses in Cornwall asking people...

Stay Covid safe this Easter and do your bit not to put pressure on your local NHS

NHS bosses in Cornwall are asking people not to put pressure on the NHS unnecessarily by turning up at A&E or calling 999 when calling 111 would do

20 March 2021

By Olivier Vergnault

The number of Covid cases may be at its lowest for months, but health experts in Cornwall believe now is not the time to let our guard down and risk overrunning health services over the busy Easter weekend.  read more »

210311 | A Cornwall public health expert has tested your face covering She uses a candle to see how much air gets through

A Cornwall public health expert has tested your face covering

She uses a candle to see how much air gets through  read more »

210321 | What CAN we do after March 29 that we can't do now?

21st March  read more »

210308 | Families asked to take regular Covid tests as children return to school - Asymptomatic cases third of all infections

Families asked to take regular Covid tests as children return to school

Asymptomatic cases are thought to make up a third of all infections

8 March 2021

By Dave Doyle

Millions of children and their families are being asked to take Covid tests as schools reopen this morning, even if they show no symptoms.  read more »

210309 | Chris Whitty predicts surge in Covid cases and delay in easing of lockdown

Chris Whitty predicts surge in Covid cases and delay in easing of lockdown

By Kieran Doody @kierandoody UK Trending Editor
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210305 | UK’s Covid-19 R rate rises for first time since January | overall level has increased despite the ongoing lockdown

UK Covid-19 R rate rises for the first time since January

The overall level has increased despite the ongoing lockdown

5 March 2021

By Feargal Brennan

The UK’s Covid-19 R rate has risen slightly this week in a first increase in levels since the middle of January.  read more »

210228 | Breakdown of Covid vaccinations in Cornwall by cluster area

28th February  read more »

210225 | 1 in 7 people in the UK have Covid-19 antibodies from Pfizer jab Study reveals a growing level of resistance to the vi

1 in 7 people in the UK have Covid-19 antibodies from Pfizer jab

Study reveals a growing level of resistance to the virus across the UK

25 February 2021

By Neil Shaw

Approximately one in seven people have developed antibodies to the Covid-19 virus based on a recent study into the effectiveness of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.  read more »

210216 | Shielding support for new and existing clinically extremely vulnerable residents | additional 4,333 adults in Cornwall

Shielding support for new and existing clinically extremely vulnerable residents

Cornwall Council,?NHS Kernow?and Volunteer Cornwall?are reassuring?all clinically extremely vulnerable residents?that?support?is?available?as more people are asked to shiel  read more »

200113 | Long Covid in the UK – what we know so far

Official estimates indicate around 20% of people who test positive for Covid-19 go on to experience long term issues.

Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) claims 186,000 positive cases have been impacted by continuing symptoms for up to 12 weeks, with some evidence of many patients being unable to return to work and full capabilities properly for up to six months.


Long Covid in the UK  read more »

210204 | Covid-19: How the UK is using lateral flow tests in the pandemic | BMJ

Public Health England’s evaluation of the Innova test showed that its
sensitivity was 79.2% when used by trained laboratory scientists, 73%
when used by trained healthcare staff, but only 57.5% when used by track
and trace centre staff employed by the pharmacy chain Boots

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Where the tests have been used among asymptomatic people in real world  read more »

210217 | Nationwide ‘surge testing’ to see 400,000 coronavirus tests sent to homes every day The plans are part of Boris Johnso

Key points -

  • Individuals will be encouraged to use the lateral flow tests whether or
    not they have symptoms, with the Royal Mail told to prepare for
    delivering 400,000 each day
  • Rapid-testing kits deliver results in just half an hour but are less
    precise than alternatives, with regulators previously expressing concern
    at trusting untrained people to use them effectively  read more »

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