The level of Covid patients in Kent's hospitals is now two-and-a-half times that seen during the first wave of the pandemic.
Hospitals in Kent have recorded 95 Covid deaths in the latest 24-hour reporting period, with the total this year now more than 700.
Hospitals in Kent have recorded another 68 deaths, with the total this year now 643.
People fined for breaking Covid rules in Kent included a visitor from Lancashire, party-goers and a woman from Essex picking up an online purchase.
Politicians in the county have condemned protesters who have stormed the US Capitol in Washington DC.
Burger chain McDonald's says it will temporarily close its walk-in and dine-in branches in light of the start of the third national lockdown.
The leader of Kent County Council has written to the Education Secretary urging him to allow all primary schools in Kent to remain shut.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says schools are safe despite pressure to shut all primaries in England amid soaring Covid cases.
The Met Office has warned of very windy weather in Kent at the weekend.
A senior head teacher has described the announcement that schools must oversee mass Covid-19 testing of pupils as "an absolute nightmare".
In a stark warning for the county the Health Secretary has instructed Kent residents to act as if they have the virus so as not to infect others.
A quarter of all children in Kent schools have been told to stay at home but one head teacher says school is a safer place.
Enhanced testing for coronavirus for those without symptoms will be available in every district and borough in the county as a path out of Tier 3.
A witness appeal has been made after a man was injured in an attack and two people were arrested.
Government cash totalling more than £800k is to be shared between three large arts projects in the county.
A police investigation into the exploitation of children for county lines drug dealing has resulted in a man being charged.
A lack of staff due to self isolating has led to a warning that bins might not be emptied when they should be in a borough hit hard by coronavirus.
Youngsters including a baby without socks or shoes are among those to have arrived in Kent after crossing the Channel in temperatures near freezing.
The government agency in charge of making sure medicines are safe has approved the use of a Covid-19 vaccination in the UK.
A crunch vote on the latest tier-based coronavirus restrictions is due to take place later and could see a number of Kent MPs rebel against the plans.
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