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Kent infection rate 7 times lower than UK's

23 September 2020
Kent infection rate 7 times lower than UK's

The coronavirus infection rate in Kent continues to fall and is now seven times lower than the UK average.

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Holiday nightmare as hurricane hit Kefalonia

23 September 2020
Holiday nightmare as hurricane hit Kefalonia

A Kent couple caught up in a Greek storm have described it as the most terrifying experience of their lives.

Barracks to house asylum seekers for up to a year

20 September 2020
Barracks to house asylum seekers for up to a year

An Army barracks in Kent could be used to house asylum seekers for up to 12 months as the Covid-19 pandemic heaps pressure on current support systems.

Kent Covid-19 cases fall as second lockdown looms

20 September 2020
Kent Covid-19 cases fall as second lockdown looms

The number of people to have tested positive for coronavirus in Kent has now passed 10,000 - but new cases have fallen 31%.

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30 isolating after Covid-19 case at school

20 September 2020
30 isolating after Covid-19 case at school

Staff and pupils at a secondary school have been told to self-isolate after a Year 7 student tested positive for coronavirus.

Kent Covid-19 cases highest for two months

12 September 2020
Kent Covid-19 cases highest for two months

Kent's public health director expects a significant spike of new Covid-19 cases in the county to grow further following the reopening of schools.

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Power shut off to hundreds of homes

25 August 2020
Power shut off to hundreds of homes

Hundreds of homes were left without power as engineers carried out emergency repairs.

Kent virus case rate three times lower than England's

23 August 2020
Kent virus case rate three times lower than England's

The rate of new coronavirus cases in Kent is three times lower than across England, figures show.

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Great-gran, 94, rescued during Channel crossing

23 August 2020
Great-gran, 94, rescued during Channel crossing

A great-grandmother aged 94 is reported to have been rescued while attempting to cross the Channel into Kent.

Delays as train comes off tracks

23 August 2020
Delays as train comes off tracks

Rail services are to be disrupted into next week after a train derailed.

Students get top marks amid 'uncertainty and challenges'

20 August 2020
Students get top marks amid 'uncertainty and challenges'

Hundreds of A-level students across Thanet have been hailed for their resilience as they nervously opened their results today.

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'No time to relax' as Kent deaths and cases lowest since lockdown

20 August 2020
'No time to relax' as Kent deaths and cases lowest since lockdown

The county's public health director has warned against complacency as Covid-19 deaths and cases in Kent fall to their lowest levels since lockdown.

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The day police shot murderer in Morrison's

02 August 2020
The day police shot murderer in Morrison's

As a he walked into a supermarket waving a gun, only Tomas Uptas knew of the tragic discovery police would make hours later.

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Two arrests after double 'sting' by vigilante groups

29 July 2020
Two arrests after double 'sting' by vigilante groups

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences after being confronted by online vigilantes.

Probe launched after helicopter crash near major road

26 July 2020
Probe launched after helicopter crash near major road

Witnesses have spoken of seeing a low-flying chopper moments before it came down in a field.

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The Spanish island hotspots fighting for quarantine exemption

26 July 2020
The Spanish island hotspots fighting for quarantine exemption

Holidaymakers arriving home from some Spanish islands could yet be exempt from quarantine as attempts are made to establish a 'safe air corridor'.

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Three areas of Kent record no Covid-19 deaths for first time

26 July 2020
Three areas of Kent record no Covid-19 deaths for first time

New figures show coronavirus deaths across all settings have fallen to their lowest number since lockdown - with three areas recording none at all.

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Everything you need to know about Spain travel quarantine

26 July 2020
Everything you need to know about Spain travel quarantine

A shock decision to quarantine travellers to the UK from Spain has left many confused over cancelled flights, holiday refunds and travel insurance.

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A sea of change in 90 years at hospital

03 July 2020
A sea of change in 90 years at hospital

Archive pictures look back at the opening of a Kent hospital as it marks its 90th birthday today.

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Second peak leaves Kent hospital trust with most Covid deaths in England

01 July 2020
Second peak leaves Kent hospital trust with most Covid deaths in England

Alarming new statistics show more people are dying with coronavirus in east Kent’s hospitals than anywhere else in the country.

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