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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Nearly 2,000 residents 'pinged' as cases rise in most age groups

Nearly 2,000 residents 'pinged' as cases rise in most age groups

Nearly 2,000 Peterborough residents were 'pinged' in Peterborough between July 15 and 21.
Revealed: how much has city council spent on Covid testing centres?

Revealed: how much has city council spent on Covid testing centres?

Setting up and running Covid-19 testing centres cost the local authority more than £450,000 between April 2020 and May 2021. 
PCC public health director wants city vaccine rate to rise

PCC public health director wants city vaccine rate to rise

The new director of public health for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough said that testing and vaccinations roll-out remain a priority in tackling Covid.
Peterborough eating disorder charity receives Amazon donation

Peterborough eating disorder charity receives Amazon donation

The Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough has donated £1,000 to a charity that supports people with eating disorders. 
Revealed: the latest Covid figures where you live

Revealed: the latest Covid figures where you live

Every Peterborough area recorded 10 or more new Covid-19 cases in the week to July 18, new figures show.
More than half of Peterborough under 30s yet to get Covid vaccine

More than half of Peterborough under 30s yet to get Covid vaccine

A third of Peterborough adults still haven't had their first Covid vaccine, according to the latest figures.
Where can you get a Covid jab without an appointment in Peterborough?

Where can you get a Covid jab without an appointment in Peterborough?

Walk-in vaccine clinics are being held at Rivergate and one of Peterborough's mosques in a bid to boost the number of people protected in the city.
Testing to replace self-isolation for ‘pinged’ food supply workers

Testing to replace self-isolation for ‘pinged’ food supply workers

The food industry will be prioritised as part of new targeted coronavirus testing for certain workplaces. 
Almost 1,500 Peterborough residents 'pinged' by Covid app in one week

Almost 1,500 Peterborough residents 'pinged' by Covid app in one week

A total of 1,492 people were sent contact tracing alerts by the NHS Covid-19 app in the week to July 14, new figures show.
Peterborough hospital records first Covid deaths since April as cases double

Peterborough hospital records first Covid deaths since April as cases double

Two further Covid-19 deaths have been recorded at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (NWAFT) hospitals, bringing the total since the pandemic began to 700.