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An image relating to New COVID measures being introduced in Lancashire
Following a significant rise in the number of cases, and initial signs that hospital admissions are starting to increase, new measures are to be introduced in Lancashire as part of a combined effort across the county to help fight Covid-19.
An image relating to Planning awards success for Preston
Preston City Council's planning department has been judged to provide "an exemplary approach to identifying, unlocking and kick-starting brownfield housing sites."
An image relating to Covid testing site on the move
From Monday 14 September, the community testing site for coronavirus at Issa Medical Centre will move to a Preston City Council owned site adjacent to Moor Park.
An image relating to Don't pass it on - unanimous plea from Preston City Council
The infection rate of coronavirus is dramatically increasing in Preston, with numbers reaching 59.1 (per 100,000) on Tuesday 8 September, according to figures provided by Public Health England. This figure demonstrates the highest rate of infection since the national lockdown earlier this year.
An image relating to Preston City Council to support national track and trace system to tackle coronavirus cases in the city
Preston City Council will have greater involvement in reaching out to residents in the city who have either tested positive for coronavirus, or been in contact with someone who has as part of the national track and trace system.
An image relating to Positive news in Preston about coronavirus
According to the latest Public Health England (PHE) report, the data being collected for Preston is demonstrating a positive trend, with a decrease in cases per 100,000.
An image relating to Additional community coronavirus test centre to open at Preston Markets
An additional community coronavirus testing centre will open at Preston Markets on Monday 24 August to help more people in the city get tested.
An image relating to Flags at Town Hall for South Asian Heritage month
August is South Asian Heritage month and as part of the council's celebrations, flags have been raised alongside the Union flag at the front of Preston's Town Hall for the weekend 14 - 16 August 2020.
An image relating to Statement in support of sick pay for people self-isolating due to coronavirus (12 August 2020)
"It is vital that UK workers are supported financially if requested to self-isolate due to coronavirus. Not everyone is able to carry out their job from home and many fear the repercussions on their job and their livelihood by doing the right thing and self-isolating when requested.
An image relating to Local restrictions extended to Preston
Preston is to be included in the additional restrictions that apply to other parts of East Lancashire, Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire.

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