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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Vaccines ‘offer high levels of protection against Indian variant’

Vaccines ‘offer high levels of protection against Indian variant’

The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is 88% effective against the Indian variant after two doses, a study by Public Health England (PHE) has found.
Covid jab roll out begins for people in their early 30s

Covid jab roll out begins for people in their early 30s

People aged 32 and 33 in England will be able to book their first coronavirus jab from Saturday, the NHS has said.
Support offered to vulnerable families in half term

Support offered to vulnerable families in half term

Vulnerable families in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire will be offered support during the upcoming half-term holidays via Direct Food Voucher Scheme. 
Zero Covid cases reported in over 60s for third consecutive week

Zero Covid cases reported in over 60s for third consecutive week

There have been no coronavirus cases reported in Peterborough residents aged over 60 for the third consecutive week, according to the latest Test and Trace figures.
Almost £100k spent on distributing Covid-19 adverts across county

Almost £100k spent on distributing Covid-19 adverts across county

Adverts were placed around the country warning people about coronavirus and reminding people of the rules in place by the government; funds were given to various councils to implement the campaign.
Half of adults in Peterborough received first Covid vaccine

Half of adults in Peterborough received first Covid vaccine

Half of all adults in the Peterborough local authority had been given their first vaccine as of May 16, but the data shows that 16% of those over 50 have yet to book their first appointment.
People aged 34 and above to be invited for covid jab from this week

People aged 34 and above to be invited for covid jab from this week

People aged 34 and over can book their Covid-19 jab from Thursday, the NHS in England has said. 
Get set, go: Peterborough Marathon to be held this Sunday

Get set, go: Peterborough Marathon to be held this Sunday

Hundreds of runners are gearing up to take part in the Peterborough Marathon this Sunday.
Festival of Antiques returns to Peterborough this week

Festival of Antiques returns to Peterborough this week

The Festivals of Antiques is returning to Peterborough this Friday and Saturday, May 21 and May 22. 
Covid-19 vaccine: Who is eligible to book from today?

Covid-19 vaccine: Who is eligible to book from today?

Some 35-year-olds and everyone over the age of 36 can now book their coronavirus vaccine from today, May 18.