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COVID-19 updates

9:55am - 24 July

HSC response to Scrutiny Management Committee on contractual arrangements with Primary Care Practices

The Committee for Health & Social Care has provided a detailed response to the Scrutiny Management Committee with regard to the contractual arrangements made with the primary care practices.

Summary of HSC response to Scrutiny Management Committee

HSC response to Scrutiny Management Committee re Primary Care during COVID-19

Primary Care joint working contract

Primary Care call-off contract

1:30pm - 23 July

Health Visitors change to working arrangements

During lockdown, the Health Visitor Service rapidly introduced some new ways of working. Due to the success of this, these will remain in place.

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5:25pm - 20 July

The States of Guernsey releases more data on the results of its testing programme

Daily statistics are provided by Public Health Services which give islanders data on the number of samples tested, along with a summary of case groupings for the positive cases that have been identified.

More data has been released today on the results of the recently conducted pilot programme.

Read the media release.

3:30pm - 20 July

Additional commercial flights to cater for ‘business tunnel’ travellers from 28 July

New rules to allow business travellers to come to Guernsey for essential business meetings have been agreed by the Civil Contingencies Authority.

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3:00pm - 17 July

Primary Care during COVID-19

Between April - June 2020, arrangements were in place between HSC and primary care so all islanders could access services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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8:45pm - 15 July

Public Health reminds people of the symptoms associated with infection with the virus that causes COVID-19

Public Health Services are reminding people of the symptoms associated with infection with the virus that causes COVID-19.

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1:30pm - 10 July

Business tunnels will enable essential on-island business meetings

Guernsey’s economy is set to benefit from special measures permitting on-island business meetings to be held, subject to strict Public Health guidance, in situations where the physical presence of off-island representatives is necessary.

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1:15pm - 10 July

CCA agrees a route to Phase 6 - the Bailiwick’s return to the global community

The Bailiwick has had no new positive cases of COVID-19 since 30 April 2020, and has now been in Phase 5 of the Exit from Lockdown Framework for 3 weeks.

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9:25am - 9 July

Media Briefing - 10 July 2020

We will be livestreaming a COVID-19 media briefing via our Facebook page on Friday 10 July  at 1pm.  You can also watch the briefing live from this page. Please be aware that we will not be fielding questions from the public during the livestream.

1:30pm - 7 July

Payroll co-funding extended to taxi sector

The financial support for businesses provided through the payroll co-funding scheme is being extended to the taxi sector until the end of September.

Read the media release.