What is the vision?
Since early 2020, we have been fighting a global health crisis which has impacted upon everyone. Businesses have closed, unemployment has risen and, worst of all, thousands of lives have been lost. This has had a profound effect on our communities. Thankfully, the remarkable progress made with vaccines means that we are able to provide an increasing degree of protection and a route back to normality.
In the meantime, it remains essential that we all continue to follow the rules in full and protect ourselves and others from becoming unwell, prevent NHS services from coming under the severe pressures they have faced during the pandemic so far, and save as many lives as possible.
Our Covid Control Plan sets out how we will work with the city as a whole to prevent and tackle viral spread and outbreaks, taking into account the experience of the pandemic in the intervening period and looking forward to getting back to normality.
The key elements of the plan are: