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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Coronavirus:  Over 230 discharged into care homes from local NHS trust without tests

Coronavirus: Over 230 discharged into care homes from local NHS trust without tests

More than 230 people were discharged to care homes from North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust hospitals in March and early April without receiving a test for Covid-19. 
All students back to school in September

All students back to school in September

Education Leads across Cambridgeshire County and Peterborough City Councils are working with primary and secondary schools and academy trusts, following the government’s announcement that all year groups should be set to return in September. 
Peterborough: 'Critical' to get Covid-19 test and trace scheme correct

Peterborough: 'Critical' to get Covid-19 test and trace scheme correct

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Health and Wellbeing Board has met as part of the National Test and Trace scheme to help prevent a second spike of the coronavirus.
Public playgrounds in Peterborough re-opening from July 4

Public playgrounds in Peterborough re-opening from July 4

Families can breathe a sigh of relief as Peterborough City Council says it is now working with Aragon to re-open its outdoor play areas from Saturday, July 4.
Brown bin collection to remain on monthly schedule

Brown bin collection to remain on monthly schedule

Garden waste will continue to be collected only once every four weeks until further notice, Peterborough City Council has informed residents
Shopmobility service resuming

Shopmobility service resuming

Wheelchairs and scooters will be available to hire once again as Shopmobility service, based in Queensgate announced re-opening from Thursday, July 2. 
Revealed: the number of workers in Peterborough furloughed

Revealed: the number of workers in Peterborough furloughed

Nearly a quarter of all workers in Peterborough have been furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest government figures.
Number of Covid-19 deaths at trust hospitals approaches 250

Number of Covid-19 deaths at trust hospitals approaches 250

Nearly 250 people have now died in our hospitals with Covid19, according to the latest figures
Doctors request COVID-19 screening for newborns amid unusual findings

Doctors request COVID-19 screening for newborns amid unusual findings

Screenings for COVID-19 in newborn babies at North West Anglia NHS Trust hospitals have revealed unusual findings.
Yaxley and Whittlesey libraries to open in August

Yaxley and Whittlesey libraries to open in August

While there is still no word on when Peterborough's libraries will be welcoming customers, Cambridgeshire County Council has announced that Yaxley and Whittlesey libraries won't re-open until August 3.