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12:05pm - 11 February

Media Briefing - Friday 12th February at 1pm

The next Media Briefing will take place on Friday 12th February at 1pm.

It will be live streamed on the homepage of this website and on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/govgg


1:10pm - 10 February

Exit from lockdown framework revealed, along with the announcement of some immediate easing of restrictions to lone workers and the vulnerable

From tomorrow (Thursday 11) February, any non-essential business that can operate with one staff member only, who comes into no physical contact with any other individual, can return to work.

Support bubbles will also be allowed in specific circumstances, including households with children under one year old and households with single parents and lone adult carers.

Read the media release. 


5:35pm - 9 February

P&R has no intention of publishing names of individual business claimants

The Policy & Resources Committee has no intention of publishing information capable of identifying individual business claimants.

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1:20pm - 8 February

Media Briefing - Wednesday 10th February at 1pm

The next Media Briefing will take place on Wednesday 10th February at 1pm.

It will be live streamed on the homepage of this website and on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/govgg


5:30pm - 7 February

First-time mum that underwent C-section during current lockdown is aiming to reassure expectant parents

Having undergone a C-section on Wednesday 27 January, Felicity Cornes, wants to share her experience to reassure any expectant parents that are worried about having their baby during lockdown.

Read the media release.


11:30am - 6 February

SIF COVID-19 Community Charity Appeal continues to provide support

In 2020 the Social Investment Fund (SIF) launched the Covid-19 Community Charity Appeal to support charities which have been badly affected by the pandemic and which have provided support to the community during the crisis.

The Appeal is still able to provide support to affected charities, whose situation may have worsened with the current lockdown. Any charities in difficulty are able to apply for assistance.

Read the media release.


5:08pm - 5 February

St Anne’s testing plans

Following the announcement of a positive case of coronavirus in Alderney, Education staff worked quickly this morning to ensure that the testing regime being used to open settings in Guernsey next week would be in place to ensure the safe reopening of St Anne’s as well.

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5:04pm - 5 February

Distance Learning programme has raised the bar

The education profession has in recent weeks raised the bar of what can be delivered remotely across States-run schools, with its programme of distance learning ensuring all students have access to high-quality provision.

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1:20pm - 5 February

Media Briefing - Monday 8th February at 1pm

The next Media Briefing will take place on Monday 8th February at 1pm.

It will be live streamed on the homepage of this website and on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/govgg


8:50am - 5 February

Contact tracing identifies one positive case in Alderney

A positive case has been identified in Alderney through contact tracing. The individual was self-isolating at the time of being tested positive, and is at home continuing with their self-isolation. 

Public Health Services and the States of Guernsey are working closely with Alderney’s health service and the States of Alderney to ensure they are fully supported.  Contact tracing has already been carried out and Public Health are confident that there are no further contacts of this case outside of their household. There is a very low risk of further spread of the virus in Alderney.

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