Issue - meetings

Public Health response to COVID-19

Meeting: 24/11/2020 - Health Policy and Performance Board (Item 25)

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The Board received a report and accompanying presentation from the Director of Public Health and Protection, which updated them on the Public Health response to Covid-19 Coronavirus. 


The presentation included the most recent data; the latest update on the Halton Outbreak Support Team and the testing approach in the community, including mass testing.


Members welcomed the news that Halton’s infection rate was now below the North West average and hospitals had seen a reduction in the numbers of beds occupied by Covid-19 patients.


RESOLVED:  That the report be noted.