Coronavirus news for Essex

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Local vaccination roll-out ramps up

First vaccination centre open in Essex marking the next milestone in the roll-out of vaccinations across both the county and nationally.

Published: 21 January 2021

Latest Covid-19 data for Essex

In the seven days to 14 January, there were 9,592 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 21 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens in Castle Point district

The new testing centre will be located at Waterside Farm Leisure Centre, Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island, SS8 9RA.

Published: 20 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens in Maldon

The new Maldon testing centre is situated at West Maldon Community Centre, Sunbury Way, Maldon, CM9 6YH.

Published: 19 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens in Braintree district

The new testing centre will be located at Witham Town FC, Spa Rd, Witham, CM8 1UN.

Published: 18 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens in Colchester

The new testing centre will be located at Colchester Leisure World.

Published: 15 January 2021

Laptops to help children to study at home

3,000 iPads, Chromebooks and laptops distributed to families in need.

Published: 15 January 2021

Essex Covid-19 contact tracing service sets new milestone, as one of the top performing in region

Essex Covid-19 contact tracing service sets a milestone with over 100,000 contacts – rating among the top in the east of England

Published: 15 January 2021

Latest Covid-19 data for Essex

In the seven days up to 7 January, there were 15,195 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 14 January 2021

Further funding to support vulnerable families

ECC has announced an additional £90,000 to support families and individuals during lockdown.

Published: 13 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens in Chelmsford

A new fast testing centre is now open in Chelmsford for those who DO NOT have symptoms of Covid-19.

Published: 11 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens in Epping Forest

The fast testing centre is open to people who live in Epping Forest and do not have symptoms of Covid-19.

Published: 8 January 2021

New fast Covid-19 testing centre opens today in Harlow

The fast testing centre is open to people who live in Harlow and do not have symptoms of Covid-19.

Published: 8 January 2021

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