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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Peterborough's Romanian community reunites post-lockdown

Peterborough's Romanian community reunites post-lockdown

Dozens of Romanians living in Peterborough came together for the first time since the start of the pandemic to organise a summer event. 
Changes to Covid app mean fewer people will be 'pinged'

Changes to Covid app mean fewer people will be 'pinged'

Changes are being made to the NHS Covid-19 app meaning fewer people in Peterborough will be 'pinged'.
Green bin collections 'could be delayed' due to staff shortages

Green bin collections 'could be delayed' due to staff shortages

Peterborough City Council’s waste management partner has informed residents there could be delays to bin collections over the next few days. 
No Covid traces found on trains and stations

No Covid traces found on trains and stations

No traces of coronavirus were found in tests at four major railway stations and on intercity train services, Network Rail has said. 
Maternity staff suffer verbal abuse as homebirths suspended

Maternity staff suffer verbal abuse as homebirths suspended

"Be Kind" - that’s the message from North West Anglia Foundation Trust Maternity services after reports of staff receiving verbal abuse. 
Food bank in need of volunteers as it prepares to re-open fully

Food bank in need of volunteers as it prepares to re-open fully

Peterborough food bank is getting ready to fully re-open its centres from September.
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.