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COVID-19 updates

3:15pm - 9 October

Off Island Contract Tracing Apps

If you travel, it is recommended, where possible, that you download any contact tracing application available within the jurisdiction(s) you visit.

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5:05pm - 30 September

Regional variations extended to include Wales and Scotland

Following the decision made by the Civil Contingencies Authority (CCA) on 10 September to vary the self-isolation requirements for A and B Countries to include regions for England, further analysis of prevalence data has taken place to extend regional variations for other countries in the United Kingdom.

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4:00pm - 25 September

Visitor accommodation firms to be offered options for future COVID-19 business support

The Policy & Resources Committee will now offer those visitor accommodation businesses who have recently submitted claims for financial support from October 2020 onwards, a choice in how that support is provided.

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5:00pm - 21 September

Self-isolation requirements reminder

With an increase in cases of COVID-19 in the UK and more cases being identified amongst arrivals to the Bailiwick through testing, Public Health Services are urging anyone self-isolating or living in the same house as someone self-isolating to strictly observe the rules.

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2:00pm - 18 September

Second positive case of COVID-19 identified in the Bailiwick

Dr Nicola Brink, Director of Public Health has confirmed that a second positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the Bailiwick.

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1:40pm - 14 September

Policy & Resources agree to continue financial support measures for worst hit sectors

The Policy & Resources Committee has agreed to continue the payroll co-funding scheme for the most impacted sectors and businesses until the end of 2020, having previously been extended to the end of September.

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2:45pm - 11 September

England - CCA approves the introduction of regional variations

CCA agrees to vary the self-isolation requirements Group A and B countries to include regions for England from Tuesday 15 September 2020.

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1:15pm - 8 September

Updates to countries and regional classifications

England has been added to the Group B watch list. The Civil Contingencies Authority (CCA) has been asked to consider introducing regional variations for travel with effect from 00:01 on Tuesday 15 September 2020.

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10:00am - 7 September

Positive Case Announcement

The Director of Public Health, Dr Nicola Brink, has announced the identification of a positive case of COVID-19 in the Bailiwick.

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3:10pm - 30 August

HSC provides details of COVID-19 related spend incurred in first 6 months of 2020

HSC began preparations to manage the impact of COVID-19 in the Bailiwick in January 2020.

These unprecedented times dealing with a new virus, with unknown consequences, has resulted in significant additional capital and revenue expenditure for 2020.

HSC has, today, published the COVID-19 related spend incurred in the first 6 months of 2020. 

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