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Coronavirus Update 24.11.21

Birmingham City Council’s dashboard of Covid-19 information for the week ending 14th November can be seen here. Across Birmingham, the number of cases increased by 1.5% from the previous week.

For more information on the current Covid-19 guidance, including local details on testing, vaccinations, and boosters, please see our summary here.

 

Coronavirus Update 17.11.21

Birmingham City Council’s dashboard of Covid-19 information for the week ending 7th November can be seen here. Across Birmingham, the number of cases decreased by 8.4% from the previous week. Hospital admissions for Covid-19 across the city also decreased by 8%, ranging between 18 and 39 new cases a day. There were 8 deaths reported for the week in Birmingham; same as the previous week.

For more information on the current Covid-19 guidance, including local details on testing, vaccinations, and boosters, please see our summary here.

 

Birmingham “Tips” Winter Opening Hours

Planning a trip to the tip? Our five household recycling centres have changed to their winter opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday & Sunday: 8am to 4pm

Birmingham’s Household Recycling Centres (also known as “the tip”, “Lifford Lane”, or “HRCs”) remain open, by pre-booked appointment only.

Bookings can be made on the website here, where you will also be able to check which items can be disposed of at the centres, and find more details of the safety measures in place.

 

Coronavirus Update 03.11.21

Birmingham City Council’s dashboard of Covid-19 information for the week ending 24th October can be seen here. Across Birmingham, the number of cases decreased by 4.9% from the previous week. Hospital admissions for Covid-19 across the city also decreased by 4%, ranging between 26 and 46 new cases a day. There were 9 deaths reported for the week in Birmingham; a decrease of 6 deaths compared to the previous week.

For more information on the current Covid-19 guidance, including local details on testing, vaccinations, and boosters, please see our summary here.

 

Coronavirus Update 27.10.21

Birmingham City Council’s dashboard of Covid-19 information for the week ending 17th October can be seen here. Across Birmingham, the number of cases rose by 4% from the previous week (3,302 cases, compared to 3,175 cases reported the previous week). Hospital admissions for Covid-19 across the city also rose by 4%, ranging between 22 and 57 new cases a day. There were 15 deaths reported for the  week in Birmingham; an increase of 3 deaths compared to the previous week.

For more information on the current Covid-19 guidance, including local details on testing, vaccinations, and boosters, please see our summary here.