Coronavirus mobile testing site opens in Needham Market – East Anglian Daily Times

Three new cases of the Indian variant have been determined in the Needham Market area and the town is now being targeted for screening-Credit: Archant There have actually been 16 cases in Needham Market and surrounding area in the last two weeks, with 71 cases in

the whole of Suffolk.This is at a rate of 143.6 cases per 100,000 population, which is double the case rate of any other Middle layer Super Output Areas(MOSA)in Suffolk.Across Suffolk, this figure is 13.8 per 100,000, and 16.5 per 100,000 for the East of England. The targeted testing in Needham Market follows a variety of positive cases at Wattisham. A British Army representative said:”We can verify that we have had a variety of workers based at Wattisham Flying Station test positive for coronavirus.” In accordance with federal government standards they are self-isolating and contact tracing procedures have been followed. All military activity is directed by public health procedures on social distancing, health and using PPE.”

Mobile testing site in Needham Market, Suffolk
Mobile testing site in Needham Market, Suffolk

Mobile testing website in Needham Market, Suffolk The screening site has opened in Needham Market – Credit: Archant The remaining new case of the variant recognized in the Newmarket area is currently being dealt with as a solitary case, but Public Health Suffolk stated it will continue to keep track of the scenario closely.The testing website is open from 9am to 6pm from Saturday, May 22 to Saturday, May 29 at Mid Suffolk District Council structure parking area at 131 High Street, Needham Market, IP6 8DL( gain access to through Hurstlea Road).

The targeted testing in Needham Market follows a number of favorable cases at Wattisham. A British Army spokesperson said:”We can verify that we have had a number of personnel based at Wattisham Flying Station test positive for coronavirus. The remaining brand-new case of the alternative determined in the Newmarket area is currently being treated as a solitary case, but Public Health Suffolk stated it will continue to keep an eye on the situation closely.The screening website is open from 9am to 6pm from Saturday, May 22 to Saturday, May 29 at Mid Suffolk District Council structure vehicle park at 131 High Street, Needham Market, IP6 8DL( access through Hurstlea Road).

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