Cases of coronavirus in Devon may still be low in comparison to the rest of the country, but the county is still seeing outbreaks in some settings, including in care homes, warns Steve Brown.
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Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is asking families with school-age children to do all they can to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is encouraging parents to give their consent to allow their child to be tested for coronavirus at school.
Testing for coronavirus is going to be the cornerstone of our transition back to normal life, Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, has declared.
The latest data shows a big rise in the numbers of COVID-19 tests completed in the last seven days, compared to the previous week.
Last Friday (22 May), the Government announced that Councils will receive a share of an extra £300m to help establish local outbreak plans which will include local coordination and management of infection control and of local testing and tracing arrangements.
Devon County Council has welcomed today’s Government announcement that local councils are to play a central role in developing new local track and trace plans for their local areas.