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Latest Covid rates in Brighton & Hove

Cases have risen this week, predominantly in the 0-14 age group, in a trend reflected across England. Rates in older age groups remain lower but we still need to keep testing and getting vaccinations to stop the spread.

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Cases rise in secondary school age children

Cases continue to fall in most age groups, however, similar to the rest of the country we are seeing an increase in cases in secondary school aged children and young people.

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Vaccines lead to drop in Covid cases

Vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospital admission and serious illness. Alistair Hill, Director of Public Health with Brighton & Hove City Council, asks everyone how has not started to get vaccinated to do so as soon as possible.

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Historic visit by UNAIDS

Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS and an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, met with the city's MPS and council leaders to discuss our ambitions and achievements around HIV prevention and treatment.

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Is it a cold or Covid? Don’t risk it, test it

Director of Public Health, Alistair Hill, explains that cases could rise again now that people are returning to work and education, so it's important to look for signs of Covid and keep testing to stop it spreading.

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Covid cases dip this week

Director of Public Health, Alistair Hill, explains that cases have fallen, but with many of us coming back from holidays and returning to schools and workplaces, this could lead to more cases in coming weeks.

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Virtual Ageing Well Festival

To celebrate International Older Person’s Day on Thursday 1 October, the Ageing Well service is hosting a range of online activities to get involved in over the next few days.

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Covid-19 alert status stays yellow

Brighton & Hove City Council is keeping the city’s Covid-19 alert level status at yellow this week. There were 47 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the city up to 17 September (based on data published on 21 September), down from 59 cases in the week up to 10 September.

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Covid-19 tests must be pre-booked

Nationally there is high demand for coronavirus tests. Please only request a test if you have covid symptoms and please book a test in advance.