Coronavirus cases in Norfolk “are linked through family and social contact”, the county’s top public health official has revealed.
In July, the government made it mandatory for face coverings to be worn while shopping and travelling on public transport.
Emergency services are
urging the public to behave responsibly as Norfolk and Waveney prepares to sizzle in sweltering weather.
Parts of Norfolk have seen a rise in the coronavirus infection rate in the past week, while others have seen the number of cases fall - but numbers remain low compared to the country’s hot spots
A new coronavirus test which aims to deliver results within 90 minutes is set to be available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.
Parts of Norfolk saw a small rise in the coronavirus infection rate last week, while others saw infection rates fall - but overall numbers remain low.
Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown, according to reports.
A local lockdown would be a “last resort” to combat a fresh rise in cases of coronavirus in Norfolk, a public health director has said.
“This for us is a complete culture change. We have got to all now wake up and smell the coffee.”
There was a rise in the coronavirus infection rate in most areas of Norfolk last week, but numbers remain low.
A social care watchdog has said it has “continued concerns” about Norfolk county council and that the authority has a “wider issue”.
The number of antidepressants prescribed across the East of England was 11pc higher at the beginning of lockdown than the previous year, figures have shown.
Councillors have been criticised for taking credit for Norfolk’s low rate of coronavirus infections and failing to learn the lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Play barn bosses say there is a serious risk of closure without financial support or permission to reopen.
Abortion services have seen an increased demand during lockdown as more than 200 women across Norfolk have struggled to access contraceptive care.
A councillor has urged Norfolk not to “let a good crisis go to waste” during a discussion on the county’s response to coronavirus.
People have been told to call a dentist “only when in agony” as a huge backlog builds and Norfolk surgeries’ books are closed to new NHS patients in the wake of coronavirus.
How patients rate their GP surgery has been revealed, after a survey of every practice in Norfolk and Waveney.
Three of Breckland’s main leisure centres are set to reopen - but a popular pool will remain shut until November.
Mobile coronavirus testing stations are continuing to visit towns across Norfolk and Waveney next week.
Smoking should be banned outside pubs, cafes and bars to make them more family friendly and help high streets recover from lockdown, councils have said.
The mother of a teenage girl who attempted suicide after being left without mental health support during lockdown has criticised the trust for lapses in her care.
An extra £7.6m of a government pot to ease pressures councils face due to coronavirus has been earmarked for Norfolk.
Local authorities will have new powers from Saturday to tackle coronavirus outbreaks, including closing specific premises, shutting outdoor spaces and cancelling events.
Mental health services expect to see the demand for support rise by a fifth due to the coronavirus lockdown, as patients become increasingly unwell and doctors warn of the risk of increasing suicides, it has been revealed.
Digital doctor’s appointments could be set to stay in Suffolk, after health chiefs outlined their intention to make sure transformations in the system remain post-coronavirus.
There has been a small rise in the number of new cases of coronavirus in five areas of East Anglia, new figures reveal.
Shoppers in Norfolk have been reacting to the news that, from later this month, they will have to wear a face covering when making a trip to the supermarket or the high street.
A range of anomalies have emerged over the new rules on face coverings in shops.
The High Sheriff of Norfolk has hailed a community centre which proved a lifeline for hundreds of families during the very worst of lockdown.
An illegal rave attended by hundreds of people in woodland between two Norfolk villages has been shut down by police.
A garden nursery fire was started deliberately and is believed to be connected to a burglary that happened just moments later.
Fears a town could be gridlocked have been raised as work to supply 5,000 new homes with electricity could close a “vital route” for up to ten weeks.
A mid-terraced house has just gone up for sale for £140,000 in a street where a Norwich businessman is investing millions.