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In July, the government made it mandatory for face coverings to be worn while shopping and travelling on public transport.

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People have been warned to book a test if they have coronavirus symptoms ahead of what is expected to be a busy weekend by the coast, after a slight rise in cases in the Great Yarmouth borough.

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More than 1,000 patients living with life-limiting illnesses have received free specialist palliative care across coastal communities in the first year of a community health partnership.

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Four people at a nursery have tested positive for coronavirus - in the same coastal town that saw a pub worker suffer the same fate.

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Emergency services are 
urging the public to behave responsibly as Norfolk and Waveney prepares to sizzle in sweltering weather.

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Parts of Norfolk have seen a rise in the coronavirus infection rate in the past week, while others have seen the number of cases fall - but numbers remain low compared to the country’s hot spots

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A Norfolk hospital is investigating after staff discovered damaged vials containing an opiate drug 50 times stronger than heroin.

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Eight staff members have been sent home to self-isolate after a worker at a Wetherspoons pub tested positive for coronavirus.

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A staff member has tested positive for coronavirus at a Wetherspoon’s pub in Norfolk.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A new coronavirus test which aims to deliver results within 90 minutes is set to be available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.

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Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

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Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown, according to reports.

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A local lockdown would be a “last resort” to combat a fresh rise in cases of coronavirus in Norfolk, a public health director has said.

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A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.

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The number of antidepressants prescribed across the East of England was 11pc higher at the beginning of lockdown than the previous year, figures have shown.

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Councillors have been criticised for taking credit for Norfolk’s low rate of coronavirus infections and failing to learn the lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Play barn bosses say there is a serious risk of closure without financial support or permission to reopen.

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Patients at a Covid-free Norfolk hospital can have one visitor for one hour a day as restrictions are eased.

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Abortion services have seen an increased demand during lockdown as more than 200 women across Norfolk have struggled to access contraceptive care.

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Reopening dates have been revealed for more of the Norfolk libraries which have been shut since coronavirus lockdown began in March.

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A man died in a Norfolk village despite the best efforts of emergency services.

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A councillor has urged Norfolk not to “let a good crisis go to waste” during a discussion on the county’s response to coronavirus.

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People have been told to call a dentist “only when in agony” as a huge backlog builds and Norfolk surgeries’ books are closed to new NHS patients in the wake of coronavirus.

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How patients rate their GP surgery has been revealed, after a survey of every practice in Norfolk and Waveney.

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Lockdown has eased, our high streets are starting to bustle again and now we are being urged to shop locally to support our towns and cities.

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Mobile coronavirus testing stations are continuing to visit towns across Norfolk and Waveney next week.

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Smoking should be banned outside pubs, cafes and bars to make them more family friendly and help high streets recover from lockdown, councils have said.

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“Robust” plans are being put in place across Norfolk’s health services in preparation for a second wave of coronavirus on top of winter pressures.

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The mother of a teenage girl who attempted suicide after being left without mental health support during lockdown has criticised the trust for lapses in her care.

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An extra £7.6m of a government pot to ease pressures councils face due to coronavirus has been earmarked for Norfolk.

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A man who smashed a town centre shop window has been handed a community order and told to pay £100 in compensation.

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A family have hailed a mystery “knight in shining armour” who rushed to the rescue when their dog got into trouble swimming out to sea.

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Eight staff members have been sent home to self-isolate after a worker at a Wetherspoons pub tested positive for coronavirus.

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Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.

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