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COVID-19 : local rules, information and infection metrics

The government has removed remaining domestic restrictions in England.
There are however still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19:

  • Get vaccinated and get your booster dose
  • Recommendation to wear a face covering in most indoor public places and on public transport, although not mandatory by law
  • Let fresh air in if you meet indoors - meeting outdoors is safer
  • ...and much more - PRESS HERE to view the latest Government rules and advice.

Positive test numbers:

'Sandiway' sub-region

Cheshire West & Chester

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Links to other government information:

All adults now offered COVID-19 boosters

Using your NHS COVID Pass for travel abroad and at venues in England

Covid-19 information from Cheshire West & Chester

Check if you are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine:

Residents who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Cheshire West and Chester are encouraged to book their appointment.  Everyone aged 12 and over in England can now book their coronavirus vaccination, following a recent announcement.  [Note that some walk-in COVID-19 vaccination sites are offering the vaccine to people aged 16 and 17.  PRESS HERE to check if a site is available near you.]   Vaccines are free and safe and available to all over the age of 12 - PRESS HERE to learn more.

As the COVID-19 vaccination programme progresses in the borough, people from a number of priority groups are invited to come forward.  The groups currently being offered the COVID-19 vaccination in the borough include:

  • people aged 18 and over
  • people who are a main carer for someone at high risk
  • frontline health and social care workers
  • people who are clinically extremely vulnerable
  • people with a learning disability
  • people who have a condition that puts them at higher risk (clinically vulnerable)

Residents who are eligible can book an appointment at where they can choose a time slot and location that suits them. People who are eligible, but without online access, can call 119 to book a vaccination between 7am and 11pm, seven days a week. Vaccination appointments can also be booked on behalf of people they care for if they are unable to do it themselves.

Cheshire West and Chester Media Releases:

(PRESS HERE for full list)

13 April: Cheshire West and Chester moves into new phase of living with COVID-19

13 April: Council begins programme for borough-wide reflection on the pandemic

29 March: Council officers warn of scam Test and Trace messages

21 March: End of free COVID-19 testing in Cheshire West and Chester

23 Feb: Tribute paid to COVID-19 vaccine effort and residents urged to stay safe as Coronavirus rules lift

4 Feb: Residents catching Covid-19 more than once in Cheshire West and Chester

27 Jan: Council advises caution as COVID-19 infection rate remains high in Cheshire West and Chester