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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Council reportedly offered Covid jabs to school and nursery staff ahead of over-70s

Council reportedly offered Covid jabs to school and nursery staff ahead of over-70s

Peterborough City and Cambridgeshire County councils reportedly offered Covid-19 vaccinations to school and nursery staff ahead of the over-70s, going against the priority list for the jab.
Antibody positivity below average in East of England

Antibody positivity below average in East of England

Covid-19 antibody data for the East of England varies "substantially" compared to other regions across the country, new figures show.
Letter response: Covid situation "was not inevitable"

Letter response: Covid situation "was not inevitable"

Reader Peter Gregory responds to Sharon Stephens' letter - Mr Gregory says that the government has made a series of mistakes and decisions which have left us in the current "plight".
See how Covid rates have changed in Peterborough

See how Covid rates have changed in Peterborough

Peterborough has yet to see a fall in Covid-19 case numbers as seen in many other areas of the country - and that could be because the city is home to so many front line workers who cannot work from home.
Van Hage Peterborough shuts temporarily

Van Hage Peterborough shuts temporarily

Van Hage Garden Centre has temporarily shut for customers until Monday, January 25. 
Project will make art accessible for struggling families

Project will make art accessible for struggling families

A new initiative is aiming to make art more accessible to families while schools are closed during lockdown. 
'Cutting edge' Test Lab opens in Peterborough

'Cutting edge' Test Lab opens in Peterborough

A new laboratory in Peterborough will be dedicated to providing a range of decontamination tests to support healthcare and the local economy. 
Get a free cab to your jab with taxi company offer

Get a free cab to your jab with taxi company offer

A Peterborough taxi company is offering free rides for those aged over 70 who are going to get their Covid-19 vaccination.
Covid: Hospitals report a further 40 deaths since last week

Covid: Hospitals report a further 40 deaths since last week

More than 250 patients are being treated at Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke hospitals, as 41 deaths are reported by the Trust since January 13.
NHS warns social distancing remains ‘critical’ as vaccine is rolled out

NHS warns social distancing remains ‘critical’ as vaccine is rolled out

As the number of first doses delivered in the UK passed four million, ministers and officials said it was still too soon to rely on the jab “coming to our rescue”.