Cheshire news Cheshire West Council's boss gives outlook on Covid fightback MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The chief executive has spoken about the latest situation with the vaccine, post-Easter and the summer and autumn periods

Cheshire news Cheshire West Council's boss gives outlook on Covid fightback MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The chief executive has spoken about the latest situation with the vaccine, post-Easter and the summer and autumn periods

Cheshire news  Cheshire West Council's boss gives outlook on Covid fightback MetiNews.Com
08 April 2021 - 15:30

Breaking News ! The outlook for Cheshire West’s Covid-19 fightback is ‘much more positive’ than in previous weeks. That’s according to council chief executive Andrew Lewis, speaking at a meeting of the authority’s Covid-19 outbreak board on Wednesday (April 7). “Post-Easter, we are in a much more positive frame of mind this week. The [infection] rates have come down,” Mr Lewis said. He added: “We can report positive developments in taking pressure off our hospitals. There are still many people in hospital with Covid, but it is lower than we have experienced in recent months. “We are in a comparable position with the vaccine.

. From Monday (April 12), a swathe of businesses will open up for the first time in months under the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown. Mr Lewis added: “I would urge everybody in a position of planning from a business perspective or with their own household to check the Government website for guidance. “What we do not want is complacency which could lead to a large increase in infection. There’s still a real concern that we may see an increase over the spring, summer, and autumn.” Cheshire West’s rolling seven-day average infection rate is 26.2 cases per 100,000 — a fall of 59 per cent compared to the figure from a week earlier. Top stories from the CheshireLive newsletter Here are the latest stories from the CheshireLive newsletter Cheshire lake saved from destruction by community M6 and A556 to close as work on new junction 19 bridge continues Four-year-old Cheshire stroke survivor completes marathon Covid survivors could be left with permanent lung damage, fears health campaigner Want to sign up to receive these stories straight to your inbox? It's free and means you'll never miss the most important Cheshire news of the day You can sign up here Not signed up but want to try it out? You can read a preview of today's newsletter here

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Cheshire news Cheshire West Council's boss gives outlook on Covid fightback MetiNews.Com


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Cheshire news Cheshire West Council's boss gives outlook on Covid fightback MetiNews.Com


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