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Cases of coronavirus are continuing to fall across all areas of Suffolk, excluding Ipswich, where infections remain on the rise, according to the latest Public Health statistics.


Gyms and leisure centres will be allowed to stay open even in Tier 3 when lockdown ends, after a change of heart from the government.


Coronavirus cases are falling in Suffolk, but this will not be the only number civil servants pore over when deciding which tier to place the region in.


Ipswich Hospital has been granted £5.2million in funding for a new Molecular Laboratory to increase Covid testing capacity.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has said he hopes Suffolk will be kept in Tier 1 in England’s upcoming coronavirus winter plan – but has warned: “This isn’t the end of the struggle.”

The region’s mental health trust has seen a “big increase” in new patients amid the coronavirus crisis, according to its chief medical officer.

Yesterday, 20:20

Cases of coronavirus are dropping across Suffolk problem areas such as Babergh, but cases continue to rise in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 20:03

With Suffolk expected to return to Tier 1 next week as the English lockdown ends, we explain the new rules and restrictions.

Yesterday, 19:00

A first-time-mum has made an impassioned plea for baby classes to be given the green light again after missing out during lockdown.

Yesterday, 16:18

A three-tier system of coronavirus restrictions will return in England when the current lockdown ends next week.

Yesterday, 11:18

A rollout of coronavirus vaccines in the new year could see life “start to get back to normal” after Easter, according to the health secretary.

Yesterday, 18:06

Colchester MP Will Quince has used his time in lockdown as an “opportunity to reset”, dropping more than five stone and running 10km in less than an hour after battling with his weight for more than a decade.

Yesterday, 15:40

Staff at a meat processing factory in Eye are to be tested for coronavirus after three cases were confirmed among its workforce.

Yesterday, 05:30

Dealing with the effects of coronavirus is, rightly, the current focus of the entire public sector, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

The number of coronavirus outbreaks across care homes in Suffolk has more than doubled over the past three weeks, latest figures have revealed.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

The coronavirus case rate fell across Suffolk in the seven days to November 17, latest figures have revealed.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

The three-tier Covid restriction system is set to be strengthened when lockdown is lifted - but it is yet to be decided what measures will be imposed in Suffolk.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Two former Love Island stars took part in online events for a mental health awareness week in Suffolk.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Suffolk’s first site for delivering Covid-19 vaccinations is to be ready in less than two weeks time, it has been confirmed – with Gainsborough Sports Centre in Ipswich understood to be the first choice.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Suffolk is in line to get 75,000 rapid tests per week in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Friday, November 20, 2020

West Suffolk has the lowest coronavirus case rate in the country.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Four wards at Ipswich Hospital have been closed to new admissions following an outbreak of coronavirus.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Almost 1,000 school pupils across Suffolk have been forced to self-isolate in the last week due to the impacts of coronavirus.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Mid Suffolk, West Suffolk and Tendring remain the lowest areas in the country for coronavirus case rates.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Ormiston Sudbury Academy has announced that it will be closed to all Year 7 pupils on Thursday (November 19) after a member of tested positive for coronavirus.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Covid cases in Suffolk and north Essex have been revised down after a data error saw one in eight positive tests placed in the wrong areas.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Golf clubs should be taken out of lockdown measures and courses opened up immediately.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Two brothers from Ipswich have set up their own fitnesswear brand in the hopes of helping local people with their mental health.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Coronavirus case rates continue to rise in most districts across Suffolk and north Essex – but three districts in the region are among the bottom five in the country.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Schools across Suffolk and north Essex have, at some stage this term, been forced to send children home to isolate after coronavirus cases have been confirmed.

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