Mr Woolley, from The University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, said the 40% figure cited "was a small sample testing" done last week and they would understand how many staff "have actually got the infection" when more results come back. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Weston hospital ‘to be shut for at least a week’
"And if it's in the wider population is that because it's something that's been there for some time but just not picked up by testing, or is it something that has occurred because of the number of people who've been coming to the seaside over the last few weeks' good weather?" … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: ‘Lack of communication’ at Weston hospital
Dr William Oldfield, medical director at the trust, said there was a "high number" of patients with coronavirus in the hospital, adding that there was also "an emerging picture of asymptomatic staff" testing positive for the virus. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Weston hospital staff ‘worried and confused’
It stated on its website: "As a result of this, and a rise in COVID-19 cases in Weston super Mare in particular, because of the close proximity of our school to this facility, trustees have decided to delay opening the school to Pre School, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 pupils by one week to monitor how the situation develops." … [Read more...] about Schools delay re-opening due to Weston hospital closure
During the press conference on April 30 during which the PM confirmed the UK as a whole was passed the peak of the virus, he said that despite the figures: "At no stage has our NHS been overwhelmed, no patient went without a ventilator, no patient was deprived of intensive care, we have five of the seven projected Nightingale wards. … [Read more...] about The 18 UK councils that haven’t reached their coronavirus peak – is yours on the list?