- Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and to help keep life moving, we all must play our part in keeping cases down
- Regular testing, alongside staying at home, following the rules of Hands, Face, Space, self-isolating and getting a test if you have COVID-19 symptoms, remain crucial to keep reducing the rate of infection and protect one another
- Secondary aged pupils are being encourage testing regularly from home using kits provided to them
- Members of a household, childcare bubble or support bubble of school staff or a pupil; or in an occupation associated with schools such as out of school clubs; or who have to visit schools for work can get a twice-weekly rapid test through their employer if they offer testing to employees;
- GP leaders in the county are reassuring people aged 55 and over that they are expecting significant additional quantities of vaccine to arrive in Gloucestershire shortly and that residents will not need to travel outside the county for their COVID-19 vaccination if they do not wish to.
- Letting fresh air in to indoor spaces by opening windows can help prevent the spread of Covid-19. There is new guidance on ventilating indoor spaces.
In Week 9
(Monday 1st March – Sunday 8th March):
New confirmed cases in Gloucestershire
The rate of cases in the last 7 days per 100,000 is 30.0 in Gloucestershire, 32.9 in the South West, and 59.7 in England.