On Thursday, it was announced that from 00:01 am tomorrow (Saturday 31 October) Staffordshire will be placed into the tier 2 ‘high’ alert category.
Stoke-on-Trent has also been in this category for almost a week and the City Council is urging residents to go above and beyond to combat the spread of the virus. This comes after a very sharp rise in the number of positive cases over the past couple of weeks locally. The result of which has seen cases in our local hospitals soar, almost doubling each week, which is very worrying indeed.
See the full update here: Stakeholder update 30 October 2020