Coronavirus news for Essex

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Latest Covid-19 data

In the seven days to 22 April, there were 204 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 29 April

Latest Covid-19 data

In the seven days to 15 April, there were 198 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 23 April

Residents advised how to stay safe by the Public Health Director

Essex residents will receive guidance directly from our Director for Public Health from next week, ahead of the next scheduled easings of national Covid-19 restrictions in May and June.

Published: 22 April 2021

14 more libraries open for collection of Covid-19 self-test kits

You can now get self-test kits from 14 more libraries in Essex. More than 150,000 Covid-19 tests have already been distributed.

Published: 16 April 2021

Latest Covid-19 data

In the seven days up to 8 April, there were 180 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 16 April 2021

Councils make it easier to get financial support to self isolate

Councils in Essex have worked together to make it easier for people who have to self-isolate to get a £500 support payment if they need it.

Published: 15 April 2021

Covid-19 self testing even more accessible

New test collection sites and increased eligibility for financial support will soon be available.

Published: 13 April 2021

Local businesses are ready to welcome you back

Rallying call to support local businesses as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

Published: 12 April 2021

Covid-19 data shows rates continue to decline

In the seven days up to 1 April, there were 272 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 8 April 2021

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