Latest coronavirus news for Essex

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22 October 2020

Essex businesses and council leaders lobby government for greater support for businesses

Business leaders from across Essex have joined with Council Leaders and MPs to lobby the Government for extra support for companies following the introduction of High local Covid alert restrictions.

15 October 2020

Government confirms Essex to move to high COVID alert level

The government has confirmed that Essex will move to the high COVID alert level from Saturday 17 October.

13 October 2020

The data that shows why we need a 'High' COVID-19 alert level

The data that has informed our decision to request moving to 'High' COVID-19 alert level in Essex.

Essex Leaders and MPs request move to ‘High level’ Covid restrictions as coronavirus cases continue to rise

Essex County Council is to apply to the Secretary of State for Health to be placed into the new ‘High level’ banding.

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