Dr Sakthi Karunanithi

Preston and Lancashire’s new Covid-19 guidance as government sends support

It has been announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock today that all of Lancashire apart from Blackpool will receive central government support due to rising cases in the Delta variant […]

1 year ago
Dr Sakthi Karunanithi warns that Lancashire should have ‘double doses of vaccines faster’ amidst rise in Covid cases

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Lancashire’s Director of Public Health said that Lancashire residents should be having double doses of the Covid vaccine faster due to the rapid rise in cases. Coronavirus […]

1 year ago
Plea for communal worship in Preston to stop during lockdown

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Faith communities in Preston and across Lancashire are being urged to pause communal prayer and worship during lockdown three, to help prevent the spread of the new Covid variant. In […]

2 years ago
Lancashire County Council issue statement about primary school reopenings

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Primary schools across Preston and South Ribble should return as planned on Monday (4 January) says Lancashire’s director of public health. Amid growing calls from teaching unions for primary school […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Lancashire health chief warns of ‘Christmas household mixing’ risks

A Christmas tree on a boat at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall New coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble. The latest figures come as Lancashire health and political chiefs warned we should all ‘think carefully’ […]

2 years ago
Preston coronavirus restrictions will ease from Tuesday

Preston is included in the government’s latest changes to local coronavirus restrictions. From Tuesday 8 September at 12.01am, soft play areas can lawfully reopen. Remaining restrictions on treatments on the […]

2 years ago
Preston could see a lift of restrictions in the next few days, according to Director of Public Health

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston could see additional restrictions lifted in the next few days according to the Director of Public Health, Dr Sakthi Karunanithi. The city was put into a localised lockdown at […]

2 years ago
‘Please do not mix’ – Prestonians asked to help avoid a tighter lockdown

Prestonians are being asked to voluntarily follow the tighter Covid-19 guidelines being applied elsewhere in Lancashire, to help avoid more restrictions being brought to the city. Preston was plunged into […]

2 years ago
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