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NHS COVID-19 App Launches

New app will help fight the spread of coronavirus in Surrey Thursday 24th September 2020 – The NHS Covid-19 app is now available to download for anyone over the age of 16 in England and Wales. With multiple functions and using privacy protected technology, the app is the fastest way to see if you are … Continue reading

An update on COVID-19 cases in Surrey

Thursday 10th September 2020 Data is showing some rises in COVID-19 case numbers in some areas of Surrey and residents should remain vigilant to slow any spread of the virus. We are confirming today that we have now seen a small rise in cases in areas of Spelthorne – Staines, Ashford and Stanwell. Surrey County … Continue reading

An update on COVID-19 cases in Surrey

Thursday 3rd September 2020 Data is showing some rises in COVID-19 case numbers in areas of Surrey and residents should remain vigilant to slow any spread of the virus. As part of the Local Outbreak Control Plan for Surrey we made a commitment to be open and transparent about our response to COVID-19. Therefore, it … Continue reading

An update on COVID-19 cases in Surrey

Tuesday 18th August 2020 Data is showing some rises in COVID-19 case numbers in areas of Surrey and residents should remain vigilant to slow any spread of the virus. As part of the Local Outbreak Control Plan for Surrey we made a commitment to be open and transparent about our response to COVID-19. Therefore, it … Continue reading

Director of Public Health speaks to BBC Surrey about coronavirus

Surrey County Council’s Interim Director of Public Health, Ruth Hutchinson spoke this morning to BBC Surrey about the current situation in Surrey regarding the coronavirus. Ruth said that for most of the population in Surrey, the current situation was “low risk”, and re-emphasised the Public Health England advice that “you should go about your normal … Continue reading

Joint statement on coronavirus cases in Surrey and West Sussex

This afternoon the Chief Medical Officer for England announced three further patients who were “close contacts of a known case”, had tested positive for COVID-19. These relate to a man who tested positive in Surrey on Friday 28 February so brings the total number of confirmed cases in Surrey to two. We can also confirm … Continue reading

Coronavirus update from Surrey’s Director of Public Health

Ruth Hutchinson, Interim Director of Public Health for Surrey County Council, said: “I have spoken to colleagues at Public Health England this morning and will remain in continuous contact while we manage the situation in Surrey. “PHE updated me on their work and steps they have taken since the case was confirmed. They are already … Continue reading

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