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Keep following guidance to keep our schools open

Positive cases in children are high and school absences are leading to a need to juggle face-to-face and remote learning. To keep our schools open we need to keep up safer behaviours.

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Changes to Covid guidance

This week the government has announced that the Plan B measures will be lifted and we’ll return to the Plan A measures.

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Understanding Covid testing

With recent changes to testing and isolation guidance, it can be difficult to know what advice to follow. But take lateral flow tests when you're meeting others and if you have any symptoms, get a PCR. If you test positive on either, you must self-isolate.

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Make sure you're testing

With Covid-19 cases at the highest rate they've ever been, make sure you have lateral flow test kits and are using them when you need to.

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Walk in vaccination sites

If you haven't had your first dose of the Covid vaccination yet you can visit one of the walk-in sites in Brighton & Hove this week - no appointment needed.

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Local Covid cases highest in South East

After last week’s leap in confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Brighton & Hove, numbers have continued to rise. Our city has one of the highest case rates in the South East of England.

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We must bring down Covid infection rates in our city

With new cases of Covid-19 rising sharply this week, Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council, urges everyone to help bring infections down to keep our city safe.