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Mobile Covid-19 test collection points

We’re bringing a mobile collection point to a number of areas across the borough to make it easier for local people to access Covid-19 Lateral Flow home testing kits. In a national effort to reduce infection rates, twice-weekly asymptomatic Covid-19 testing is currently available for everyone in England. You may already be aware that there are a few different ways

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Statement regarding the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that Kirklees joins the country in mourning following the announcement that His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has passed away. Union flags on council buildings will be flown at half-mast during the period of mourning and an online book of condolence has been opened. If somebody you know doesn’t have internet access, they can call 01484

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Numbers heading in the right direction

With more than 190,000 people in Kirklees now having had at least their first Covid-19 vaccine dose, our infection rate has dropped by 37 per cent over the last week and hospitalisations and deaths are continuing to fall significantly. But with some restrictions set to ease on Monday (12 April), we’re urging everyone to remain cautious. With 70 per 100,000

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