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Only one-quarter of Kent priority groups vaccinated

Only one-quarter of Kent priority groups vaccinated

22 January 2021

New figures show that in Kent and Medway there's a lot of work to be done to meet the government target of vaccinating top priority groups by mid-Feb.

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Ex Debenhams store will become mass vaccination centre

Ex Debenhams store will become mass vaccination centre

22 January 2021

An empty, former Debenhams store will be transformed into a mass vaccination centre to fight coronavirus in Kent.

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Covid cases drop but 'we're not out of the woods yet'

Covid cases drop but 'we're not out of the woods yet'

21 January 2021

A warning of cautious optimism has been given as coronavirus cases drop in the county.

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100-year-old twins' joy at getting vaccines

100-year-old twins' joy at getting vaccines

21 January 2021

After a century of doing everything together, two inseparable twins say they're delighted to have received their Covid vaccines side-by-side again.

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New mass vaccine centre confirmed for Kent

New mass vaccine centre confirmed for Kent

21 January 2021

The location of a new mass vaccine centre, which will offer thousands of jabs, was confirmed today.

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Large-scale vaccine centre 'to open next week'

Large-scale vaccine centre 'to open next week'

21 January 2021

Health bosses say a large vaccination centre will open in Kent on Monday although its location is yet to be made public.

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Four residents die at care home after contracting coronavirus

Four residents die at care home after contracting coronavirus

21 January 2021

A care home which saw an outbreak of coronavirus has announced four residents have died after testing positive.

'Inspirational' teacher dies with Covid

'Inspirational' teacher dies with Covid

21 January 2021

Tributes are pouring in for a dedicated and passionate chemistry teacher who has sadly died after a battle with coronavirus.

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Pub landlord swaps beer for 'blues and twos'

Pub landlord swaps beer for 'blues and twos'

21 January 2021

A micropub owner battling lockdown restrictions is now driving London ambulances to help the stretched service during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cupboard covidiots and a brothel visit: Police issue 729 fines

Cupboard covidiots and a brothel visit: Police issue 729 fines

20 January 2021

Police have issued more than 700 fines for lockdown breaches during the pandemic, including to women trying to hide in cupboards.

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Vaccine site at airport takes off

Vaccine site at airport takes off

20 January 2021

Two new vaccine centres are now open and delivering coronavirus jabs to people in Kent, including one at an airport.

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Hospital chief reflects on 'sustained pressure' for more than a year

Hospital chief reflects on 'sustained pressure' for more than a year

20 January 2021

A hospital chief executive has told KentOnline about the challenges of running a hospital amidst pressures of a busy winter and during the pandemic.

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Relief as 'forgotten' town gets vaccine centre

Relief as 'forgotten' town gets vaccine centre

20 January 2021

A surgery will start rolling out Covid jabs next week, sparking relief among residents who have had to travel for miles to receive their vaccine.

'What about us?'

'What about us?'

20 January 2021

Vulnerable residents in part of the county with just a single centre open for public Covid vaccinations are yet to hear from their GPs.

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PM's plan to 'ease lockdown by Easter'

PM's plan to 'ease lockdown by Easter'

20 January 2021

Boris Johnson is said to be working on 'top secret' plans that would allow millions to see loved ones over the Easter holiday.

Researchers trial elderberry liquid Covid treatment

Researchers trial elderberry liquid Covid treatment

20 January 2021

A team of researchers are trialling elderberry liquid as a treatment for Covid-19.

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Asylum seekers 'refused Covid tests'

Asylum seekers 'refused Covid tests'

19 January 2021

Up to 100 people living in Napier Barracks are believed to have tested positive for coronavirus.

Relief in town as Covid vaccines finally arrive

Relief in town as Covid vaccines finally arrive

19 January 2021

People are finally being vaccinated against coronavirus in a part of Kent that has had high infection rates for weeks.

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Beds for Covid-positive care home residents more than half full

Beds for Covid-positive care home residents more than half full

19 January 2021

The 70 beds at three 'hot homes' for care home residents being discharged from hospital with coronavirus are now more than half full.

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Plasma donation stopped after ineffective Covid trial

Plasma donation stopped after ineffective Covid trial

19 January 2021

A Covid blood plasma donation centre has closed after being proven to not work.

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