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3:00pm - 3 September

Cluster of infections identified in the Mignot Memorial Hospital

Four cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mignot Memorial Hospital in Alderney. The cases have been identified in two staff and two patients.

Contact tracing has already started, and the hospital will be closed to visitors for the time being.

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12:00pm - 3 September

Over £65m support provided to businesses during pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the States of Guernsey has provided more than £65m in business support payments, highlighting the significant support provided to local businesses over the past 18 months.

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4:35pm - 20 August

Start of the academic year provides widespread testing opportunity

As students and staff prepare to return to education settings at the start of September, a widespread testing programme for COVID-19 is being put in place, across the Bailiwick, for teachers and students.

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12:20pm - 20 August

Temporary travel measures for Jersey arrivals to end on Monday 23 August

The Civil Contingencies Authority has agreed that temporary rules putting additional pre-travel testing requirements on arrivals from Jersey into the Bailiwick of Guernsey will not be required from Monday 23 August.

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12:00pm - 19 August

Payroll Co-Funding Scheme to close at end of September

The Policy & Resources Committee has announced that the Payroll Co-Funding Scheme will close at the end of September 2021, as travel activity increases and the Bailiwick learns to live responsibly with COVID-19.

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2:50pm - 13 August

COVID-19 testing for children attending sports and holiday clubs

Public Health has determined that for children and young people, a return to education setting COVID-19 test WILL NOT be required for those solely attending outdoor/events and activities.

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5:10pm - 12 August

Pass Sanitaire – access for non-EU tourists and French Nationals

A new process has been introduced by France to enable non-EU tourists to access the Pass Sanitaire system.

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2:45pm - 9 August

Next phase of the Vaccination Programme to include 16- & 17-year olds

Following the announcement last week from the Joint Committee on Vaccine & Immunisation (JCVI) regarding the benefit of vaccines for young people aged 16 and over, the Committee for Health & Social Care (who are responsible for the Bailiwick Vaccination Programme) has agreed that all Bailiwick residents aged 16 and over should be vaccinated as soon as possible.

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3:15pm - 6 August

Young people who have travelled outside the Bailiwick must have Covid test before attending education settings to collect results

Students and parents are reminded that any young person who has travelled outside of the Bailiwick in the previous 14 days should have a Covid-19 PCR test to confirm a negative result within the 48 hours before they return to an education setting.
This is relevant for next week when students will be attending schools and colleges to collect exam results.

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12:00pm - 6 August

Vaccination certification from British Overseas Territories accepted from Monday 16th August

The Civil Contingencies Authority has decided that Guernsey will accept vaccination certificates from all British Overseas Territories from Monday 16th August.

This follows the CCA’s announcement earlier this week that Guernsey would, from 16th August, accept vaccination certificates from all European Union and European Free Trade Association Member States.

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