Entries by Katie Stokley

Covid-19 in the East of England: Your questions answered

How the vaccine rollout is going, another week of home-schooling, and your mental wellbeing in lockdown – there’s a lot to talk about and a lot of questions. Our panel of experts returned on Wednesday with another live session answering your questions on all things related to the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-cambridgeshire-55739372

Covid-19: Coastguard supporting East of England Ambulance Service

The coastguard has been drafted in to support an ambulance service hit by high levels of Covid-19 patients. Two coastguard vehicles will be able to attend non-Covid patients in Suffolk and north east Essex if requested by the East of England Ambulance Service. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-55724965

Covid-19 case rates for Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

There have been more than three million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK and over 90,000 people have died, government figures show. However, these figures include only people who have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 and other measures suggest the number of deaths is higher. Image and Article from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-54452133

Covid-19: Tributes paid after Essex Special Constable dies

Tributes have been paid to a Special Constable who has died after contracting coronavirus. Essex Police said Marine Officer Toby Speller died on Sunday, after serving “his community for more than 16 years”. Article and Image from https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-55716819

Covid: Boris Johnson set to announce new England lockdown

Boris Johnson is expected to announce a set of new national restrictions for England, similar to the March lockdown, in a televised address at 20:00 GMT. The PM is likely to urge the public to follow the new rules from midnight. It is expected people will be told to work from home if possible and […]

Covid-19: Five ways to stay positive through lockdown

The last few months have been awful for so many people, with millions dealing with grief, stress, financial difficulties, job losses and isolation caused by the pandemic. Now, a new lockdown in England and similar restrictions across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are adding to the gloom of winter – a season that can be […]

Coronavirus: India to export Covid vaccines ‘within weeks’

India will begin exporting locally-made coronavirus vaccines within a fortnight of their launch, a foreign ministry official has told the BBC. The official dismissed reports that India would ban exports of vaccines it is producing to meet local demand. India makes about 60% of vaccines globally and many countries are eagerly waiting for it to […]

Lockdown New Year Eve Ideas!

This new year is looking like we may be spending a lot of time digitally to see certain grandparents, family and friends! I have come up with some lockdown new year eve ideas so you can stay in touch with those who you may not be able to otherwise! Zoom Party with Family and Friends […]