Coronavirus COVID-19 update
Eastling Parish Council
Please see the following update below from Public Health England.
- The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that as of 9am 9 March 2020 a total of 24,960 people have been tested in the UK, of which 24,641 negative and 319 positive. Four patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.
DHSC will publish updated data on this page on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice including a breakdown of cases by NHS region.
A more detailed breakdown of cases by upper tier local authority will be published on this page, one day in arrears at around 3pm, until further notice.
- The second phase of the public information campaign focuses on handwashing – the latest materials are available on the Campaign Resource Centre (CRC). Please see the attached posters.
We are aware that there are currently issues accessing the CRC and so below are links to alternative way to access the resources:
- Quick Start Guide - Coronavirus Public Information Materials: https://we.tl/t-SkhGPbY4gG
- Public Information Materials: https://we.tl/t-qystyUIM6k
Yesterday, the CMO confirmed a third patient in England who tested positive for coronavirus has died and today he announced the death of a fourth patient.
DfE has set up a helpline offering guidance for anyone with education related questions.
- 01622 739324
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