Dr Sakthi Karunanithi

Local lockdown expected in Preston in ‘next few days’

Preston could return to lockdown in the coming days after a rise in Covid-19 cases. Lancashire’s director of public health Dr Sakthi Karunanithi is expecting the stricter rules to be […]

2 days ago
Preston is ‘one to watch’ as Covid-19 infections rise

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston is “one to watch” when it comes to Covid-19 developments, according to Lancashire’s top medic. Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Director of Public Health at Lancashire County Council, made the statement at […]

6 days ago
Preston and Lancashire primary schools and nurseries told they can reopen on Monday 22 June

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Advice to schools in Preston and Lancashire has been updated to begin welcoming more pupils back from Monday 22 June. Lancashire County Council has updated its guidance after the weekly […]

2 months ago
Guidance to primary schools and nurseries in Preston and Lancashire remains unchanged

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay Schools and nurseries in Preston and Lancashire are continuing to be urged to remain closed. Primary schools in England are being urged by the government to reopen for early years, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Director of public health warns of ‘fragile time’ for Lancashire in the fight against Coronavirus

Lancashire is a county facing significant challenges during the outbreak of coronavirus, the county’s director of public health said. With 3,313 confirmed cases reported in the area covered by Lancashire […]

3 months ago
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