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1:00pm - 4 February

Essential service testing identifies positive case

Targeted testing has identified a positive case who had not developed symptoms. They worked across two M&S sites (St Martin's & L'Islet). Both are closed for deep cleans. Customers don't need to isolate unless they are contacted by the Tracing Team.

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5:05pm - 3 February

Support recovery clause will not apply for January and February

The Policy & Resources Committee have today agreed that the support recovery clause will not apply for January and February payroll co-funding applications to allow further discussion and consultation to take place.

The Committee have made this decision following discussions with industry and having considered the rapidly evolving situation of the pandemic. The Committee have kept all business support measures under review since they were reintroduced and will continue to do so. The support recovery clause will be reviewed towards the end of February.

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3:00pm - 3 February

Media Briefing - Friday 5th February at 1pm

The next Media Briefing will take place on Friday 5th February at 1pm.

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


1:00pm - 3 February

3 February Media Briefing

Today's briefing will be starting in the next 5 minutes. 


12:35pm - 3 February

Urgent update to health and care workers that all second dose COVID vaccines from Friday (5 February) will take place at Beau Sejour and not at the hospital

Due to the need to minimise non-essential visits to the hospital and to ensure adequate social distancing, all second dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments for health and care workers will now take place at the Covid Vaccination Centre at Beau Sejour.

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5:30pm - 2 February

States of Guernsey engineers work to resolve legacy IT systems disruption

The States of Guernsey, and its strategic partner Agilisys, worked quickly this morning to resolve a number of technical issues which caused disruption to older, legacy IT systems impacting a number of services.

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5:00pm - 2 February

Care home managers seek community support to help keep homes infection-free and maintain quality of life for residents

Additional safety measures in place on deliveries to Bailiwick care and residential homes are helping reduce the risk of COVID transmission into homes and helping keep restrictions on residents as minimal as possible.

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5:30pm - 1 February

Education Settings prepare to reopen

Head teachers and leaders of early years settings will be reaching out to some parents later today to ask them to register interest in sending their children in to settings and schools for childcare and supervision during the half-term break, as the island prepares to partially reopen its education sites.

The purpose of this contact is to prepare Public Health services for the roll-out of a new testing system which is being developed to support the reopening of education sites as safely as possible.

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3:55pm - 1 February

Media Briefing - Wednesday 3rd February at 1pm

The next Media Briefing will take place on Wednesday 3rd February at 1pm.

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


9:30am - 1 February

Media Briefing - Monday 1st February at 12:30pm

A media briefing will take place today, Monday 1st February at 12:30pm.

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