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Kent neighbourhood has highest Covid rate in England

23 April 2022
Kent neighbourhood has highest Covid rate in England

Covid cases are continuing to fall across the county - but one area of Kent has recorded the highest infection rate in England.

Covid rates jump above national average in most Kent districts

26 March 2022
Covid rates jump above national average in most Kent districts

Rates of Covid infection have gone above the national average in all but two of Kent's districts, amid a big rise in new cases.

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Firearms officers swoop on 'armed' man

22 January 2022
Firearms officers swoop on 'armed' man

Armed police arrested a man after reports of a suspect carrying a weapon in a town centre this evening.

The neighbourhoods where Covid cases have more than halved

22 January 2022
The neighbourhoods where Covid cases have more than halved

Many neighbourhoods in Kent have seen dramatic falls in Covid-19 cases, which continue to drop across the county as restrictions are eased.

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Loss of 'passionate and influential' journalist

10 January 2022
Loss of 'passionate and influential' journalist

Tributes have been paid to a widely respected senior journalist, whose association with the KM stretches back more than 50 years.

The parts of Kent lagging behind on booster jabs

23 December 2021
The parts of Kent lagging behind on booster jabs

A majority of people in Kent have now received their Covid booster jabs but several districts have a lower than average uptake.

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County hits 5,000 Covid deaths

27 November 2021
County hits 5,000 Covid deaths

Kent has now recorded more than 5,000 coronavirus deaths, as concerns grow over the spread of a new variant.

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The Kent neighbourhoods bucking the rising Covid trend

23 October 2021
The Kent neighbourhoods bucking the rising Covid trend

As Covid-19 infections continue to rise amid calls for tighter restrictions, some neighbourhoods in the county are showing more hopeful signs.

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Covid cases in county reach 200,000

19 September 2021
Covid cases in county reach 200,000

The number of Covid-19 cases in Kent and Medway since the start of the pandemic has now passed 200,000.

Flood warning as heavy rain forecast

19 September 2021
Flood warning as heavy rain forecast

Heavy rain in Kent today could cause flooding and travel disruption, as a weather warning remains in place.

County has highest number of new Covid cases in UK

22 August 2021
County has highest number of new Covid cases in UK

Kent has recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases of any county in the UK, although rates remain below the national average.

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Warning of 'intense thunderstorms' on the way

13 June 2021
Warning of 'intense thunderstorms' on the way

Kent could be hit by heavy rain and flooded roads, as a new weather warning spells the end of the heatwave.

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Police given more time to question suspect after murder arrest

09 May 2021
Police given more time to question suspect after murder arrest

Detectives have been given more time to question a man arrested on Friday in connection with the murder of PCSO Julia James.

Line of Duty joke inspired by thwarted rave

09 May 2021
Line of Duty joke inspired by thwarted rave

Action by police to shut down a dance party in Kent has inspired a viral joke online among fans of TV show Line of Duty.

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Man still in custody after murder arrest

09 May 2021
Man still in custody after murder arrest

Police say a man in his 20s remains in custody this morning after being arrested on Friday over the murder of PCSO Julia James.

Full results from local election

07 May 2021
Full results from local election

You've had your vote: Now the results are coming in revealing who will represent district on the county council.

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Crews tackle garage fire

05 April 2021
Crews tackle garage fire

Firefighters were called to a garage fire which then spread to a nearby vehicle and shed.

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The Kent borough with a higher than average Covid rate

05 April 2021
The Kent borough with a higher than average Covid rate

Only one part of the county now has a rate of new Covid-19 cases higher than the national average.

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How county is beating coronavirus

07 March 2021
How county is beating coronavirus

A map shows how far Covid rates have fallen in Kent, with many areas now having fewer than three new cases a week.

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Proud history of vaccine hub site

24 January 2021
Proud history of vaccine hub site

How the site set to become Kent's mass Covid vaccination centre also helped in the war.

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