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Outbreak at Liversedge bed company

A statement on behalf of Kirklees Council, Public Health England and High Grove Beds on an outbreak at a local bed company. Kirklees Council, the Health and Safety Executive and Public Health England are working with High Grove Beds after eight members of its factory staff have to date, tested positive for coronavirus. High Grove Beds – which was inspected

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Please stay cautious, says Kirklees Council Leader as lockdown measures are eased this weekend.

Kirklees Council Leader, Councillor Shabir Pandor, is advising people to stay cautious and vigilant as lockdown eases on Saturday 4 July. Councillor Pandor said: “This weekend is set to be a milestone in our country’s fight against COVID-19. With restaurants, pubs and hairdressers set to re-open alongside our retailers, it feels like we are moving into a new phase of

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Our Strategic Director of Public Health’s statement on the new COVID-19 data

New data has been released by Government which gives us more information on the number of COVID-19 cases in Kirklees. Rachel Spencer-Henshall, Strategic Director for Public Health at Kirklees Council said: “All local authorities will have seen an increase in positive tests being reported over the past 24 hours due to the government releasing more data. We’ve been calling for

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Small outbreak at Batley factory

A statement on behalf of Kirklees Council, Public Health England and Dura Beds There has been a small outbreak of coronavirus at a bed factory in Batley. Kirklees Council and Public Health England are working with Dura Beds after eight members of its 107 factory staff tested positive for the virus this week. All staff are now to be offered

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COVID-19: Local data

New data will be released by Government tomorrow which gives us clearer local numbers on COVID-19 test results. Public Health England previously only published local data that includes test results from swab tests in labs, tests in NHS hospitals and health and care worker test results – known as Pillar 1 data. However, local data to be released tomorrow, now

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