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This page is updated on 22 March 2020
Please take care and follow the simple
Please do not go out in mass and keep in your
area, unless you are a key worker and your job will require you
to travel. The sooner the area does this, the sooner we
start saving lives and the quicker we will get the virus in
21 March 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement on Coronavirus...
(Transcript of the speech,
exactly as it was delivered)
"Good afternoon everyone...
Thank you for coming, and thank you to Robert Jenrick, the
Communities Secretary, and Dr Jenny Harries, the Deputy Chief
I want again to thank everyone in the country today for the huge
effort that we are collectively making.
I want to thank the amazing workers in the NHS, everybody
working in social care, in every sector, in food distribution,
transport, you name it; absolutely everyone who is keeping this
country going today.
And I want to thank everyone who is being forced to do something
Everyone who didn't visit their mum for Mother's Day, but Facetimed them, Skyped them, rang them instead.
Thank you for your restraint and for what you did.
Everyone who was forced to close a pub or a restaurant or a gym
or any other business that could have done fantastic businesses
on a great day like this.
Thank you for your sacrifice, I know how tough it must be.
And I can tell you again that this Government will be standing
behind you; behind British business, behind British workers,
employees, self employed, throughout this crisis.
And the reason we are taking these unprecedented steps to prop
up businesses, support businesses and support our economy and
these preventative measures is because we have to slow the
spread of the disease and to save thousands of lives.
Today we have come to the stage of our plan that I advertised at
the outset, when we 1st set out the plan of the UK Government.
When we have to take special steps to protect the particularly
I said the moment would come where we needed to shield those
with serious conditions. There are probably about 1.5 million in
And in a minute Robert Jenrick will set out the plan in detail.
But this shielding will do more than any other single measure
that we are setting out to save life. That is what we want to
Also to reduce infection and to slow the spread of the disease.
We have to do more to make sure that the existing measures that
we are taking are having the effect that we want.
So it is crucial that people understand tomorrow that the
Schools are closed.
And tomorrow you should not send your child to School unless you
have been identified as a key worker.
And more generally in the view of the way people have responded
over the last few days to the measures we have set out I want to
say a bit more about how we interact outdoors.
Of course I want people to be able to go to the parks and open
spaces and to enjoy themselves; it is crucial for health and
mental and physical wellbeing.
But please follow the advice and don't think that fresh air in
itself automatically provides some immunity.
You have to stay 2 metres apart; you have to follow the social
And even if you think you are personally invulnerable, there are
plenty of people you can infect and whose lives will then be put
And I say this now, on Sunday evening; take this advice
seriously, follow it, because it is absolutely crucial.
And as I have said throughout this process we will keep the
implementation of these measures under constant review and, yes
of course, we will bring forward further measures if we think
that is necessary.
Always remember that in following this advice; and I know how
difficult that is; that each and every one of us.
You are doing your bit in following this advice to slow the
spread of this disease.
The more we collectively slow the spread, the more time we give
the NHS to prepare, the more lives we will save, the faster we
will get through this.
And always remember; we will get through this, and we will beat
will play a major role in the fight against Covid-19
TODAY the press have officially been told by a number of
organisations that:- "our website, social media feeds,
podcasts and video will become even more important in ensuring
the fight against Covid-19, and miss leading information. Please
will all journalists and broadcasters take care, but continue
your role in this fight."
The National Trust's
latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
National Trust Formby has asked members of the public to avoid
its coastal site that was sadly ignored after they had closed
all parks and gardens were closed to the public ahead of
Mother's Day. Shockingly we have seen people mixing and also
children playing together, despite the warnings. This was also
the same in both Southport and on Crosby beach. Formby
site will stay open, but restrictions will be in place soon if
people do not start taking personal space seriously. Today
the Trust said:- "From Sunday, 22 March 2020, we've
sadly taken the decision to close our parks and gardens, in
addition to our houses, shops and cafés, to help restrict the
spread of Coronavirus. Many of our car parks for countryside and
coastal locations will also have to close due to high demand. We
urge people to stay local and observe social distancing. Please
do not travel. Information on which National Trust outdoor
places are open can be found at:-
Total UK cases
COVID-19 Cases Update for Liverpool City Region and
18 year old,
'youngest' to die in UK, as fatalities rise by 48 to
281. The number of COVID-19 infections has risen by 635 in
just a day, to 5,683, the Department of Health said.
In England, there are a total of 4,792 confirmed
cases. North West - total of 390 confirmed cases. Current
confirmed cases within the following local authorities are
► Liverpool, 22 confirmed cases.
► Sefton, 8 confirmed cases.
► Wirral, 10 confirmed cases.
► St. Helens, 3 confirmed cases.
► Halton, 7 confirmed cases.
► Lancashire, 44 confirmed cases.
► Cheshire West and Chester, 11 confirmed cases.
► Cheshire East, 18 confirmed cases.
► Manchester, 31 confirmed cases.
► Stockport, confirmed cases.
► Trafford, 23 confirmed cases.
► Wigan, 9 confirmed cases.
► Bolton, 17 confirmed cases.
► Rochdale, 15 confirmed cases.
► Bury, confirmed cases.
► Tameside, 21 confirmed cases.
► Oldham, 23 confirmed cases.
► Blackburn with Darwen, 1 confirmed cases.
These stats are according to Public Health England as of
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22 March 2020
21 March 2020
20 March 2020
19 March 2020
18 March 2020
17 March 2020
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