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Positive COVID-19 cases at Huddersfield online retail company

Kirklees Council and Public Health England are working with Buy It Direct after eight of its office workers tested positive for COVID-19. A statement on behalf of Kirklees Council, Public Health England and Buy It Direct: Buy It Direct reported the cases to Public Health England and have sent all office staff home. Warehouse staff are continuing to operate under

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Kirklees Outbreak Control Board says our spirit and unity will get us through new restrictions

“We call on the incredible spirit of unity that people in every part of Kirklees have shown throughout this crisis.” – Kirklees’ Outbreak Control Board has released a joint statement on the additional restrictions announced by Government on 31 July. A joint statement by Councillor Shabir Pandor, Councillor David Hall, Councillor John Lawson, Councillor Andrew Cooper and Councillor Charles Greaves.

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COVID-19 outbreak at a textile manufacturer in Meltham.

Public health officials are working with a textile manufacturer in Meltham after three members of its staff have tested positive for COVID-19. A statement on behalf of Kirklees Council, Public Health England and Camira Fabrics Kirklees Council and Public Health England are working with Camira Fabrics after three of its nightshift workers at its Meltham Mills site tested positive for

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Kirklees organisations come together to tackle COVID-19 infections

  Public organisations across Kirklees have come together in an unprecedented show of unity to tackle new COVID-19 infections. What does this mean for Kirklees? New data, released late last week, showed a small increase in the rate of infection in Kirklees. Now leaders in local government, health services, emergency services, business, education and the voluntary sector have pledged to

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Local COVID-19 test results data shows 29 per cent drop in positive cases in Kirklees – but the fight isn’t over yet

The local data shows that our rates of COVID-19 infection have dropped by 29 per cent in Kirklees over the last seven days – but the fight isn’t over yet. Rachel Spencer-Henshall, Strategic Director for Public Health at Kirklees Council said: “Thanks to the efforts of everyone in Kirklees, the local data shows that our rates of COVID-19 infection have

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Council Leader responds to new restrictions for Kirklees

Councillor Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, says he is seeking urgent answers from Government following last night’s announcement but urges local people to stay safe and follow the new guidance. Late last night, the government announced new restrictions for 4 million people in the North of England, including everyone in Kirklees. Read more on what they mean for Kirklees.

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