Liverpool City Region COVID-19 Updates - 2020-09-06

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Liverpool City Region COVID-19 Updates
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This page last updated on 06 September 2020


Letter to Editor:- "Circus Mondao"

"WE are so pleased to be making our very 1st visit to the area, You may of seen plenty of other circuses, but you have not seen anything like Circus Mondao. Its spectacular... Well what a year we have had so far, 2020 a year no 1 will forget. We started our season mid February and done about 3 venues before lockdown happened and we all returned to our farm. We thought it would be a few weeks! Never believing it would be near 5 months before we can start performing again, Well I can tell you we received no help from the Government, yes we are a registered business, but we do not have a business premises due to the nature of our business, so we was not eligible for any of the Government Grants. Our performers are all international performers who come here to work on VISAs, these cost around £1000 per person with all the health checks and health charges flights ect. part of their VISA Regulations is:- 'No Access To Public Funds,' also they 'Can Not Take A Job Outside Of The Entertainment Sector.' so as you can imagine this has put all these circus artiste in a very sticky situation, especially with bounders closed, so they can't return home, to their own country, plus on money to pay for flights, no income, not being allowed to earn an income and no help from the UK Government. So how have we survived these last 5 months!!!! Well we have lived off food bank donations for all that time... YES REALLY! From the kindness of local food banks that's kept everyone feed for the last 5 months we are forever grateful , It is not until you have to ask for this help that you realise how amazing these people are who organise food banks and those who donate to them. To say thank you to the food banks we want to give back, so we are setting up a 'Food Bank Collection Point' at the Circus, we are asking every customer to bring along a non perishable items of food like:- pasta, rice, tinned items, UHT milk, cereal, crisps, biscuits, toiletries, toilet rolls, etc etc. we are working with local food bank charities who will be collecting the items from us to redistribute to families in need. We would love for you to help us publicise this so everybody knows what we are doing and hopefully will donate some items. we are a traditional family circus with a host of high flying acrobats, amazing artiste, crazy clown Ruanito, has come all the way from brazil, beautiful showgirls, aerial artistry, jugglers, a Wheel Of Death, Moroccan Tumblers, chair balancing, motor bike carousel, dressage horses... There is just to much to mention. We have a great traditional circus for all the family to enjoy, our show is suitable from babies to grannies and its a show not to be missed. We have lots of new Covid procedures in place to safe guard our staff , artiste and customers. all our staff and artiste have been living together since lockdown began, so they are very safe to mix and work with each other. all our staff will wear PPE while dealing with the public, facemasks or visors and gloves. At the time of booking tickets we ask those attending to do 'Track and trace,' we have sanitiser stations around the circus, we are temperature testing on the way into big top. We have a 1 way system in place and reduced capacity in the big top, people from family pods can sit together. We ask all attending to keep your distance from other families, as we want you to enjoy the show, but we want everyone to be safe as well. Our show is also fully licensed and regulated by DEFRA. Please go onto our website:- CircusMondao.Co.UK and our Facebook Page Circus Mondao to read what others think of our great show." said Petra Jackson.

Petra told us that the Circus will be at the Circus Field, Orrell Hill Lane, Ince Bludell, (LS85DA) over 9 September to 13 September 2020.


Total UK cases COVID-19 cases in and around Liverpool City Region

THE total number of UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections that have been laboratory confirmed, within the UK, has risen by 2,988 cases and the total number now stand at 347,152, that includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the 4 National totals.

The number of COVID-19 associated UK fatalities added to the total, was sadly reported to be 2 according to the Department of Health. The total number of deaths of people who have had a positive test result confirmed by a Public Health or NHS laboratory is 41,551.

The number of COVID-19 patients currently in UK Hospitals:- 756. The current number of COVID-19 patients currently in mechanical ventilation beds in UK Hospitals:- 69. Daily number of COVID-19 patients admitted to UK Hospitals:- 124.

In England, there are a total of 299,647 confirmed cases. North West - total of 55,655 confirmed cases.

The number of laboratory confirmed cases within the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-

Liverpool, 3,008 confirmed cases.

Halton, 767 confirmed cases.

Knowsley, 1,118 confirmed cases.

Sefton, 1,760 confirmed cases.

St. Helens, 1,317 confirmed cases.

Wirral, 2,324 confirmed cases.



The number of laboratory confirmed cases within Local Authorities around the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-

Blackburn with Darwen, 1,926 confirmed cases.

Blackpool, 1,123 confirmed cases.

Bolton, 2,695 confirmed cases.

Bury, 1,677 confirmed cases.

Cheshire East, 2,454 confirmed cases.

Cheshire West and Chester, 2,186 confirmed cases.

Lancashire, 8,534 confirmed cases.

Manchester, 4,568 confirmed cases.

Oldham, 3,047 confirmed cases.

Preston, 1,509 confirmed cases.

Rochdale, 2,383 confirmed cases.

Salford, 1,970 confirmed cases.

Stockport, 2,039 confirmed cases.

Tameside, 2,045 confirmed cases.

Trafford, 1,758 confirmed cases.

Warrington, 1,485 confirmed cases

Wigan, 2,393 confirmed cases.


WARNING - Some areas within England which are currently in Lockdown or have Enhanced Restrictions

LOCKDOWN restrictions have been eased in:- Stockport, Burnley, Hyndburn, parts of Bradford, excluding Bradford City and Keighley Town, parts of Calderdale, excluding:- Halifax, and parts of Kirklees, excluding:- Dewsbury and Batley.

According to Government rules, people living in these areas can now:-

Socialise in groups of up to 2 households indoors or in private gardens

Stay overnight at somebody else's home but must try to social distance

Book close contact services such as facials and brow or eyelash treatments

Visit bowling alleys, roller rinks, soft play centres and casinos

Measures were imposed at the end of July amid a rise in cases.

Stockport has joined Wigan in being allowed to have 2 households socialise indoors.

But in:- Bolton, Trafford, Manchester, Salford, Rochdale, Bury and Tameside it is still banned. In Oldham people are advised not to meet up with other households outdoors as well.

Daily reported COVID deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the 1st laboratory confirmed positive COVID test.  

Daily and cumulative numbers of COVID-19 patients admitted to Hospital. Data are not updated every day by all 4 nations and the figures are not comparable as Wales include suspected COVID-19 patients while the other nations include only confirmed cases.


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