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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Vaccination centres across Peterborough extend opening hours

Vaccination centres across Peterborough extend opening hours

From Monday, all large-scale vaccination centres across the region will be open from 8.30am to 4pm.
Hospital Covid admissions creeping up - the current picture in Peterborough

Hospital Covid admissions creeping up - the current picture in Peterborough

More than 50 people with Covid-19 were admitted to or diagnosed in local hospitals last week, new figures show.
Full list of people eligible for third Covid vaccine dose

Full list of people eligible for third Covid vaccine dose

Around half a million people who have severely weakened immune systems will be offered a third dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
Which Peterborough neighbourhoods have the lowest vaccine uptake?

Which Peterborough neighbourhoods have the lowest vaccine uptake?

Fewer than half of the residents have been fully vaccinated in four Peterborough neighbourhoods, NHS data shows.
When does the council's Covid marshal contract end?

When does the council's Covid marshal contract end?

Peterborough City Council's Covid marshal contract will finish at the end of September, it has confirmed.
All 12 to 15-year-olds could get Covid jabs from September

All 12 to 15-year-olds could get Covid jabs from September

Young people in Peterborough between the ages of 12 and 15 could be offered a Covid jab from as early as September.
Latest Covid data shows 30% of cases in people in 20s

Latest Covid data shows 30% of cases in people in 20s

In the week to August 18, the number of Covid-19 cases in Peterborough fell by 4.3%. 
Care home staff given vaccine deadline - what are Peterborough's numbers?

Care home staff given vaccine deadline - what are Peterborough's numbers?

Around 20% of older adult care home staff in Peterborough are yet to be vaccinated, as the deadline for mandatory staff vaccinations approaches. 
Universal Credit cuts could hit 64% of Peterborough working-age families

Universal Credit cuts could hit 64% of Peterborough working-age families

Nearly two-thirds of working-age Peterborough families with children will be affected by the “biggest overnight cut in benefits in Great Britain since the Second World War," a charity has said.
Antibody tests to be offered to Covid positive people

Antibody tests to be offered to Covid positive people

A UK-wide antibody testing programme is to be launched for people who have contracted coronavirus, the Government has announced.