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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

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. 
Is The Solstice reopening as a nightclub?

Is The Solstice reopening as a nightclub?

Peterborough's popular nightclub on Northminster road had remained closed since the start of the first lockdown last year.  
More than 50 Covid inpatients at Trust hospitals - but city's case rate drops

More than 50 Covid inpatients at Trust hospitals - but city's case rate drops

More than 50 Covid-19 patients are being treated in local hospitals, the most recent NHS data shows.
Grab a jab at Pride, Safari Play and Central Park music festival

Grab a jab at Pride, Safari Play and Central Park music festival

Walk-in vaccine clinics are being held across Peterborough this weekend, including at two big events and a soft play place.
Half of 18 to 29-year-olds still unvaccinated in Peterborough

Half of 18 to 29-year-olds still unvaccinated in Peterborough

Around half of Peterborough's 18 to 29-year-old population remains unvaccinated, according to the most recent NHS figures.