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Battling painful symptoms of a virus they contracted several months ago, for these four coronavirus survivors, the fight is far from over.

Center Parcs at Elveden Forest is one of many holiday resorts asking customers to rearrange their bookings as a result of the government’s ‘rule of six’ for Covid-19.

New data shows that recorded coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk remain low.

New coronavirus restrictions could be in place for the next six months, with Boris Johnson warning the UK has reached a “perilous turning point” in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

MPs in Suffolk have spoken of the need to balance public health concerns over Covid-19 with the impact of restrictions on the economy - with one saying: “It seems we are being punished.”

A supermarket has given “caring and helpful” teachers at Ipswich’s Copleston High School free tea and biscuits in recognition of their “amazing” work to support families during the Covid-19 crisis.

Face masks will be mandatory in restaurants and bars, weddings will be reduced to 15 guests and people will be encouraged to work from home in new coronavirus restrictions announced by the Prime Minister.

Parents in Suffolk have been left torn over what to do should there be confirmed cases of Covid at their child’s school.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the nation faces an “unquestionably difficult” winter due to coronavirus in his latest address to the nation.

The return of fans to football games and other sports will be paused due to the rising number of coronavirus cases, it has been confirmed.

More than £43million is the anticipated financial hit facing a Suffolk authority as a result of coronavirus this year – though Government grants have made up for most of that.

New data shows that recorded coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk are continuing to drop.

A member of staff for rail operator Greater Anglia was sent home after testing positive for Covid-19.

A by-election in Lakenheath is the latest in a string of planned polls set to take place in May 2021.

The UK could be facing 50,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by mid October - and 200 deaths a day by mid November, the government has warned.

A number of students at Farlingaye High School are self-isolating after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

Ipswich market traders and shoppers have expressed fear at the potential of a second lockdown - with concerns it would have a ‘devastating’ impact on businesses and the economy.

A survey has revealed the majority of Suffolk and Essex residents are opposed to a second nationwide lockdown - but the health secretary has warned the country is at ‘tipping point’ in the fight against coronavirus.

The government is reportedly considering a second lockdown to combat the rise in coronavirus infections - but would you support new restrictions?

A young volunteer has told how she “didn’t see joy anymore” during the first national lockdown amid concerns another one could be just around the corner.

Breaking Latest coronavirus R rate rises above 1

Friday, September 18, 2020

The latest coronavirus R rate for the east of England has been revealed, and could be as high as 1.3, according to new public health data.

A popular Christmas attraction is putting its Santa’s grotto online in an effort to “keep everyone as safe as possible” due to Covid-19.

A key worker who was given the option of a five-hour round trip to get a Covid-19 test for her young daughter has described the system as “ridiculous”.

The latest areas of Suffolk and north Essex to report a cluster of positive Covid-19 cases have been mapped.

It has been a crisis with a profound effect on these young people’s lives which they will never forget - but as this stunning quilt by Capel St Mary Primary School children shows, it is the power of love and full hearts which has helped them through.

People needing coronavirus tests are being urged not to call their GP, 111, or their hospitals’ A&E after a surge in calls to the NHS.

The rate of coronavirus infection has fallen slightly in Suffolk – with the west of the county recording the most positive cases.

Stansted airport saw cargo volumes soar this year – partly fuelled by a huge surge in online buying amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Businesses should be bracing themselves for the removal of the government’s coronavirus safety net, legal experts have warned.

Demand for Covid-19 tests at the region’s hospitals has tripled in the past week, with NHS chiefs stepping up the number of testing slots available for staff.

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