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Covid-19 – Cheshire East Impact

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Information is emerging on how Cheshire East will be affected by the new restrictions.

Infection rates in Cheshire East have been rising and are currently at 145.5 per 100,000.

In the week up to 9th October, 559 cases were reported. Cheshire East's rate stands at 145.5 per 100,000 people. There appears to be a sign of a downward trend shown by a slight decline from the week up to 8th October when were were 151.2 per 100,000 people and 581 cases.

However, the broad trend in the in the past week has been a significant increase, with cases having risen from 121.8 per 100,000.

The Government has placed Cheshire East into Tier 2

This means that:

  • People must not meet with anybody outside their household or support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place
  • People must not meet in a group of more than six outside, including in a garden or other space
  • People should aim to reduce the number of journeys they make where possible. If they need to travel, they should walk or cycle where possible, or to plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport.

Information continues to emerge and this can be followed on the Knutsford Guardian website

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