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COVID-19 updates

1:15pm - 12 March

Moving Forward – the Bailiwick Blueprint

The Civil Contingencies Authority (CCA) has today released its provisional timeframe for moving through the exit from lockdown strategy and removing border and travel restrictions.

Read the media release.

12:00pm - 10 March

A moment of silence

This week marks the one year anniversary of the first identified COVID-19 case in Guernsey. 

To recognise this significant milestone the PEH Chaplaincy team are inviting islanders to join in a two minute time of reflection as we think about those who have died, those who have been unwell or are still unwell, and those who have suffered in other ways.

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6:00pm - 5 March

Update to States customer counter services in Stage 2

During lockdown, all States of Guernsey buildings have remained closed to the public with many essential services provided online, via email or on the telephone.  

The Public Service, like many private sector businesses, will continue to operate with staff working remotely wherever possible as we move into Stage two on March 8th. 

Read the media release.

5:30pm - 4 March

Media Briefing – 5 March 2021

We are livestreaming a virtual COVID-19 briefing at 1.00pm Friday 5 March on our Facebook page.

You can also watch at and listen on local radio, subtitles will be included on the stream.

Tune in for answers to some children's questions as the panel address concerns that some of the Island's younger residents have.

10:05am - 4 March

Changes to public bus services in Stage 2, effective from Monday 8 March

The scheduled public bus service will return to a full service, as per the existing timetable issued on 6 January 2020, once we enter Stage 2 of the exit from lockdown on Monday 8 March. The exception being that the Friday and Saturday night bus services are still suspended until we enter Stage 3. 

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4:05pm - 1 March

TGI engaging with community to establish demand for on-island studies

Last week, The Guernsey Institute started surveying students to see whether they would be interested in continuing their studies on-island next year, instead of going to university.

This comes as an increasing number of students began to express concerns about starting university as the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

Read the media release.

2:11pm - 1 March

Stage 2 guidance set out ahead of CCA decision on Guernsey move to next stage of exit from lockdown

The States of Guernsey has updated the guidance for Stage 2 of the exit from lockdown.  The guidance covers rules for businesses, households and social gatherings.  The guidance has been finalised and published ahead of Alderney’s move to Stage 2 tomorrow (Tues 2 March).

It is also being published ahead the Civil Contingencies Authority’s decision on whether Guernsey should move to Stage 2 on Monday 8 March, which will be made at its meeting tomorrow.

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1:50pm - 1 March

Schools, college and early years providers to re-open on Monday 8th March

The majority of young people will be able to return to schools, college and early years settings on Monday 8th March, as long as the positive strides made since we entered lockdown are maintained.

Secondary school students will be split and return over two days, with Years 7, 8 and 9 returning on Monday while Year 10 and upwards will return on Tuesday 9th March. This will allow younger students in secondary schools to familiarise themselves with the introduction of their new class bubbles, before older students return to school the following day.

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5:00pm - 26 February

COVID-19 Vaccination Update #2

It is just over a month since our last vaccination programme update and we have now delivered over 21,000 doses of vaccine.  

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2:15pm - 26 February

Civil Contingencies Authority agrees for Alderney to move to Stage 2 on Tuesday 2nd March

The Civil Contingencies Authority has agreed today that Alderney should move to Stage 2 of the exit from lockdown on Tuesday 2nd March.

Read the media release.