The number of cases of COVID-19 is rising again in Bromsgrove

Published Tuesday, 29th June 2021

Latest figures show the town once again has the highest numbers in the County.

Public Health in Worcestershire has been monitoring the situation.

They have found cases are spreading in residents who are under 30.

Public Health advise everyone to keep following the rules, continue taking a regular rapid flow test and for anyone 18 and over, to get vaccinated.

All the COVID-19 vaccines in use in the UK protect you from coronavirus.

Councillor Karen May, cabinet member with responsibility for Health and Wellbeing said: “We have come such a long way over the last year. Bromsgrove has worked hard to reduce the spread off the virus and keep everyone safe. We mustn’t let our hard work go to waste. The numbers are rising in people who have not been vaccinated. Please don’t put off booking yours. It's the best way to keep your family and friends safe. I know, together we can do this, and get the numbers down.”

Dr Kathryn Cobain, Director of Public Health for Worcestershire added: “COVID-19 has not gone away. We have been doing well with our vaccination programme and I am so grateful to everyone who has come forward to have the vaccine so far. All the COVID-19 vaccines in the UK protect you from getting very poorly.

To keep everyone safe, it is still important to keep following the hands, face, space and fresh air advice, as well as taking a rapid flow test twice a week. Let’s keep going, what we are doing is working, take up your vaccine Join the millions already vaccinated against Covid-19 to help everyone enjoy their summer safely.”

Join the millions already vaccinated against Covid-19.

All adults in England can now get the vaccine, book your appointment by visiting the book or manage your Coronavirus vaccination pages of the NHS website.

Regular rapid Covid-19 testing if you don’t have symptoms is still important. It’s a fast and easy way to find out if you have coronavirus.

There are lots of ways to get tested:
You can order a self-test kit online by visiting the Get tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
You can collect a pack of tests or visit one of our participating pharmacies, there are details on the Community Testing pages of the County Council website.