Coronavirus news for Essex

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Latest Covid-19 data

In the seven days to 22 July 2021, the weekly Covid-19 case rate for Essex was 465.12 per 100,000 people.

Published: 30 July 2021

Latest Covid-19 data

In the seven days to 15 July 2021, there were 7,263 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 23 July 2021

Stay safe by testing this summer

Secondary pupils and their families are urged to continue testing over the school holidays to help Keep Covid in Check.

Published: 22 July 2021

Caution advised as we enter Step 4

Residents are reminded to practise safety first to Keep Covid in Check.

Published: 19 July 2021

Future impact of Covid-19 to be identified

A new group will analyse the longer-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 13 July 2021

One million people in Essex receive their first Covid-19 vaccination

This weekend saw the millionth person in Essex – over half the county’s population - given their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Published: 1 July 2021

The things you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine

We address some of the common myths around getting vaccinated.

Published: 24 June 2021

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