Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced in his latest press conference that lockdown may be lifted on 31st January if we continue to see the downward trend. Schools may therefore re-open as from 1st Feb. Catering establishments however will likely not be permitted to re-open until the 1st March.
The GHA’s COVID-19 vaccination process starts again in the early hours of each morning, when the pharmacy team begin the process to thaw the Pfizer vaccine at 5:00am in order to prepare for a busy day of vaccination ahead.
The GHA have said it is aware that there are many patients that are coming to harm from delayed treatments for non-COVID related conditions. Cancer patients are just one example. Breast Cancer services are still functioning, and are still seeing and treating patients.
"Good afternoon. Thank you for joining me this afternoon on this very sad occasion. I want to start by expressing my heartfelt condolences to every person who has lost a loved one or a close friend to COVID-19."
Chief Minister Fabian Picardo chaired a meeting of the COVID Platinum Command group this morning, and later gave an updated statement to Parliament, with the latest statistics and restrictions moving forward.
Four varied designs have been chosen as the winning entries that will be used for the new membership cards for the John Mackintosh Hall Library. The competition attracted a response from artists of different ages, with participants using different creative responses to the competition.
In keeping with the statements contained in his New Year’s Message, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has advised His Excellency the Governor to add responsibility for financial stability to the Ministerial portfolio of the Hon Sir Joe Bossano MP KCMG.