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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Public reminded to report suspected side effects of vaccines/medicines

Public reminded to report suspected side effects of vaccines/medicines

People are being reminded to report any suspected side effects from medicines or vaccines, to help ensure there is as much safety information as possible. 
Extra support for Peterborough to help accelerate Covid-19 jab roll-out

Extra support for Peterborough to help accelerate Covid-19 jab roll-out

City leaders have welcomed the announcement that Peterborough will become an Enhanced Response Area (ERA) from today, (November 1). 
Rapid Covid test kits available from libraries to curb rising cases

Rapid Covid test kits available from libraries to curb rising cases

Residents will soon be able to collect free rapid Covid testing kits from libraries across Peterborough. 
Staff busy, tired and abused as hospitalisation rises 'significantly'

Staff busy, tired and abused as hospitalisation rises 'significantly'

Staff in Cambridgeshire’s hospitals are “tired” as the sites hit 100% occupancy going into winter, health chiefs have said. 
Over 90% of workforce at local NHS Trust double Covid-jabbed

Over 90% of workforce at local NHS Trust double Covid-jabbed

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) has said, more than 90% of the workforce under the trust has now had their first dose of Covid vaccine. 
Are care home loved ones getting the visits they’re entitled to?

Are care home loved ones getting the visits they’re entitled to?

Peterborough families urged to share their experiences of local care homes. 
Eligible Peterborough families to benefit from new support fund

Eligible Peterborough families to benefit from new support fund

Peterborough families in need of extra help during the pandemic will be able to benefit from the new Household Support Fund including half-term food vouchers. 
Health secretary says government not considering 'Plan B' yet

Health secretary says government not considering 'Plan B' yet

The Government has no current plans to implement its Plan B for tackling coronavirus, the health secretary has said, adding that ministers do not believe the pressures on the NHS are unsustainable. 
Covid jab centre opens in Queensgate

Covid jab centre opens in Queensgate

The new vaccination centre in Queensgate Shopping Centre opened yesterday (October 18). 
What's the Covid jab uptake among city's 12 to 15-year-olds?

What's the Covid jab uptake among city's 12 to 15-year-olds?

The take-up of first doses of Covid-19 vaccine among 12 to 15-year-olds in Peterborough is just 8%, according to data published on the Government’s coronavirus dashboard.