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Malcolm Allan

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« Reply #52 on: May 01, 2021, 04:39:03 PM »
Update on the pandemic

Here’s the usual weekly update, with figures as at Friday 30th April, with last Friday’s figures in brackets. Vaccination data relates only to the first dose unless stated.

Rates of infection in Stockport Borough are at 20.8 per 100,000 (26.2) which has now dropped below the national average of 23.6 (29.3) for the first time in many weeks. New cases are at 9 per day (11).

Vaccinations of a first dose by 13th April had reached 156,318 (153,310) and we are now at 61.8% (60.6%) of the entire 18+ population. 29.1% (24.5%) of the 18+ population have now received two doses. To confirm national news, vaccines are now being offered to people who, on 1st July this year will be aged 40 and above.

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« Reply #51 on: April 25, 2021, 12:04:54 PM »
The NHS website says 2:30, but it may be that there's an error in that.  Or that they just open up earlier.

Incidentally I went to pick up some lateral flow tests the other day and there are signs up saying collection of from 2:30.

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« Reply #50 on: April 25, 2021, 09:02:02 AM »
Update on the pandemic

Here’s the usual weekly update, with figures as at Friday 23rd April, with last Friday’s figures in brackets. Vaccination data relates only to the first dose unless stated.

Rates of infection in Stockport Borough are at 26.2 per 100,000 (34.1) which remain just above the national average of 24.8 (29.3). New cases are at 11 per day (14).

Vaccinations of a first dose by 13th April had reached 153,310 (149,522) and we are now at 60.6% (59.2%) of the entire 18+ population. 24.5% (17.8%) of the 18+ population have now received two doses

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« Reply #49 on: April 19, 2021, 01:58:04 PM »
Iwas told 2 pm .till 8 pm you can allso send for them NHS website

The NHS website says 2:30, but it may be that there's an error in that.  Or that they just open up earlier.

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« Reply #48 on: April 19, 2021, 12:21:24 PM »
Collection time for the rapid lateral flow tests is actually from 2.30pm-8pm each day.
Iwas told 2 pm .till 8 pm you can allso send for them NHS website

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« Reply #47 on: April 19, 2021, 09:33:21 AM »
You can now also pick up packs of tests from some pharmacies.  Well and Boots branches are amongst those dishing them out.

There's a website so you can find your nearest pharmacy that has them for collection.
https://maps.test-and-trace.nhs.uk/

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« Reply #46 on: April 18, 2021, 10:54:05 PM »
Collection time for the rapid lateral flow tests is actually from 2.30pm-8pm each day.


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« Reply #45 on: April 18, 2021, 07:59:09 PM »
Apologies, I lost track of how to start a new string and thanks to admin, this is now its own topic. I've just added the last two and today's update to give some backtracking:

Update on the pandemic

Back to normal timing this week with the update on the figures as at Friday 16th April, with last Friday’s figures in brackets. Vaccination data relates only to the first dose unless stated.

Rates of infection in Stockport Borough are at 34.1 per 100,000 (38.5) which remain above the national average of 29.3 (27.9). New cases are at 14 per day (16.1).

Vaccinations of a first dose by 13th April had reached 149,522 (145,000) – no further update by Friday - except to say we are now at 59.2 (59.1 on 13th) of the entire 18+ population. 17.8% (17.1%) of the 18+ population have now received two doses
You can now get self testing kits from  Marple FROM 2PM each day. I went yesterday but was too early. Just because you had the jab twice you could still be a carrier.

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« Reply #44 on: April 18, 2021, 02:11:08 PM »
Apologies, I lost track of how to start a new string and thanks to admin, this is now its own topic. I've just added the last two and today's update to give some backtracking:

Update on the pandemic

Back to normal timing this week with the update on the figures as at Friday 16th April, with last Friday’s figures in brackets. Vaccination data relates only to the first dose unless stated.

Rates of infection in Stockport Borough are at 34.1 per 100,000 (38.5) which remain above the national average of 29.3 (27.9). New cases are at 14 per day (16.1).

Vaccinations of a first dose by 13th April had reached 149,522 (145,000) – no further update by Friday - except to say we are now at 59.2 (59.1 on 13th) of the entire 18+ population. 17.8% (17.1%) of the 18+ population have now received two doses

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« Reply #43 on: April 18, 2021, 02:09:37 PM »
Update on the pandemic

A bit later than normal due to the period of mourning for HRH Prince Philip. Here’s the usual weekly update on the figures as at Friday 9th April, with last Friday’s figures in brackets. Vaccination data relates only to the first dose.
 
Rates of infection in Stockport Borough are at 38.5 per 100,000 (65.1) which remain above the national average of 27.9 (50.2). New cases are at 16.1 per day (27).
Vaccinations of a first dose by 13th April had reached 149,522 (145,000) which is 59.1 (57.6) of the entire 18+ population. 17.1% of the 18+ population have now received two doses

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« Reply #42 on: April 18, 2021, 02:08:19 PM »
Update on the pandemic

A bit later than normal but here’s the usual weekly update on the figures as at Friday 2nd April, with last Friday’s figures in brackets. Vaccination data relates only to the first dose.
Rates of infection in Stockport Borough are at 65.1 per 100,000 (78.4) which remain above the national average of 50.2 (57.7). New cases are at 27 per day (33).
Vaccinations of a first dose by Wednesday 31st March had reached 145,000 (133,527) which is 90.6 % of the over 50s and 57.6% (53.6%) of the entire 18+ population, or 45.9% of the total population.
The new business restart grants are now available via the Stockport Council website at https://www.stockport.gov.uk/restart-grants
and is open until April 30th.

Last week the Council Pandemic Response Team had 6 complaints, wrote to 556 hospitality premises advising about 12th April regulations and had 12 complaints of illegal gatherings. The police had 49 reports they investigated over last weekend. They will put on more resources from the April 12th. Event organisers will be asked to share their risk assessments when they request the necessary approval from the council for any event to go ahead. 

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« Reply #41 on: January 06, 2021, 04:07:55 PM »
*Apologies I was given the wrong information about one aspect on my post below.

Vaccinations are being managed by local groupings of GP practices. There are 7 in Stockport Borough. All 7 will have started to give vaccinations to care homes and over 80s by 15th January. Some have started already. They will not be complete by 15th January. Sorry!

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« Reply #40 on: January 06, 2021, 09:30:13 AM »
Some coronavirus information

Data for the Borough of Stockport: Cases are now at an average of 378.3 cases per 100,000 (up from 225.6 last week), with the higher figures in those wards bordering those with Manchester. Testing is finding 150.6 new cases per day compared to 94.6 last week. Parts of the UK have much worse data but action is still important for our area.

Vaccinations started in the Borough last week and it is expected all care home residents and over 80s will have been given their first shot by 15th January. As of this Monday 1,400 out of 2,000 care home staff had been vaccinated. Stockport is targeting 10,000 vaccinations a week shortly. Stockport has decided NOT to stand down second appointments and honouring those already made over the next fortnight
WARNING: apparently there is a scam going round saying patients will be vaccinated at home (not true; all is being done via GPs) and/or asking for bank details prior to vaccinations. Please be wary.

Well being
Guidance is available on the following web site which has lots of contact details

https://assets.ctfassets.net/ii3xdrqc6nfw/3T4vNp5hs1hg3Npm2zbGEa/6e7a5442b2495e00510fcdf772c11ab7/Support_in_Stockport_if_you-re_feeling_anxious__stressed_or_low.pdf

that’s a long address to copy or cut and paste so alternatively go to the Coronavirus page on the Stockport MBC web site and then hit the “Health and Well being" tab.

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« Reply #39 on: November 28, 2020, 11:45:52 AM »
Some Covid information
Many businesses will already have followed up on grants available during this second lockdown. If not, it is worth applying for the local discretionary grants – information was updated yesterday on:
https://www.stockport.gov.uk/discretionary-grant-schemes

Testing guidance has been updated which includes information on lateral flow test and quick tests.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-tests-and-testing-kits-for-coronavirus-covid-19-work

It’s also worth people noting the the Health and Safety Executive are now visiting premises to check they are following Covid guidance.

Anyone can be forgiven for being confused about the restrictions that apply from 2nd December. Plus the Government web site is, in my opinion getting harder and harder to navigate. This is the page for the tier rules from 2nd December, different from the ones when we were last in tiers.
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know

Flu vaccinations have now been extended free to people aged 50-64 (up to now 65 and over and young children were free). Health and Social Care staff will also be eligible for a free jab, all via your own GP practice.


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« Reply #38 on: November 11, 2020, 02:58:21 PM »
Overnight, the government have published further information about business grants which is a copy of their guidance to councils, who are still setting up their systems to take action. In some cases this doesn’t add a lot but there is a little about discretionary grants. There is also final guidance on the extended furlough scheme.
I need to correct my posts below which said cash grants will be given to those defined as “Extremely Vulnerable Persons”. The help that will be given, yet to be determined by the local council, is based on a cash grant per capita from government to the council, but is not expected to include any cash payments to individuals. The help is more likely to be in-kind or as before food/vouchers to a certain value. Apologies. All those defined in this category should have received a government letter by now.