Bolton’s health boss urges residents to stick to coronavirus rules

Bolton’s health boss urges residents to stick to coronavirus rules

Whereas coronavirus instances are coming down in Bolton, guidelines should nonetheless be adhered to, says Dr Helen Lowey, Bolton Council’s director of public well being.

She mentioned: “Covid-19 case charges are decreasing in Bolton, nevertheless our charges stay excessive.

“We’re seeing declining charges throughout England and it is encouraging to see each hospitalisations and the variety of deaths resulting from Covid-19 falling. The speed of lower does differ by areas.

“Regardless of this, and the federal government’s bulletins of some easing of restrictions within the coming weeks, Covid-19 continues to be circulating inside our neighborhood.

“The general public well being measures of social distancing, hand washing, carrying face coverings and air flow stay vital. And for all companies to place in place measures to scale back the danger of transmission for when workers are unable to work at home.

“Please do proceed to scale back the variety of contacts that you’ve got, and in case you can work at home, then please do. When in work, or out and about, attempt to keep at the least 2m aside from different folks, whether or not that is out for bodily train, or looking for important gadgets.

“Please proceed to scrub your arms commonly and put on a face overlaying the place required to take action.

“By persevering with with these measures within the months forward we will hopefully deliver charges down additional – and permit a cautious and gradual easing of restrictions.”

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