PHE Bulletin re COVID-19 – 4th Mar 2020
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The cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 11 in London up to 9am Tuesday 3 March 2020. All of the patients are receiving treatment and care and their close contacts are under active surveillance.
The first London SCG was held at 14:00 yesterday, chaired by PHE. The updated list of resources is attached.
The daily update on Covid-19 from PHE is below, correct as of 17:30 3 March 2020
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that as of 9am 3 March a total of 13,911 people have been tested in the UK, of which 13,860 negative and 51 positive. DHSC will be publishing updated data on this page on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice.
On Tuesday the Government launched the official COVID-19 Action Plan and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, made a statement to Parliament.
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DfE has set up a helpline offering guidance for anyone with education related questions.
Key sources of information and guidance are contained in the attached document. Note that all current coronavirus guidance produced by HM Government for health professionals and non-clinical settings is now in one place.
Key contacts for London
If you have questions to our PHE London Comms colleagues, please contact: London@phe.gov.uk
Clinical questions should go to our specialist HPT team, the London Coronavirus Response Centre: LCRC@phe.gov.uk
Any other queries should come to the PHE London Incident Coordination Centre: email@example.com
If you have any questions for NHS E&I London please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For any other queries please continue to send these to LRAlerts@london-fire.gov.uk for a member of the LRG on-call team to action.