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Covid-19 cases continue to rise

We're continuing to see a rapid rise in new infections in the city as the Omicron variant spreads. Please continue to do all you can to help prevent the spread and keep everyone safe.

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New Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund grants 

Applications are open for new Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund grants for projects and services supporting the mental health and wellbeing of Brighton & Hove residents.

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Let's keep Brighton & Hove safe for everyone

As we are out mixing with others it's really important that we keep following the public health advice to reduce our chances of catching and spreading coronavirus.

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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.