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Ben’s behind Chile connection goal

Published on Monday 7 February 2022 at 4:46 pm

Sport is recognised as a great way to connect people for the greater good. And thanks to the performance of Blackburn Rovers player Ben Brereton Diaz, Blackburn could soon been making closer links with a city in Chile.

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This Week’s Coronavirus Column: Reinfections and variants

Published on Thursday 3 February 2022 at 10:40 am

Dominic Harrison: Director of Public Health and Wellbeing; Blackburn with Darwen

England saw a sharp rise in the numbers of new Covid infections reported from 1st February, up about 500,000, as the government changed its reporting system to show the number of Covid ‘episodes’ not just ‘cases’.

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Coronavirus column: Health inequalities put us at greater risk

Published on Friday 21 January 2022 at 10:01 am

In his weekly column, Prof Dominic Harrison, our Director of Public Health,  reviews the current data and comments on the health inequalities that put areas like Blackburn with Darwen at a greater risk:

The good news is that it looks like the reported Covid Omicron case rate peaked in parts of Pennine Lancashire at or around the 5th January.

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