Welcome to StokeonTrentLive’s new daily coronavirus feed – with the latest updates from across North Staffordshire and South Cheshire throughout the day (Saturday, October 17).
We’ll be bringing you the latest local and national updates on the Covid-19 pandemic as they come in.
Each day our reporters will provide you with the latest figures across our patch as well as any changes to the government guidance on how to slow the spread of the virus.
StokeonTrentLive also has a dedicated group on Facebook for Covid-19 (coronavirus) updates. Join for sensible, accurate and informed updates – click here.
To help control the virus, it’s vital everyone must observe the following:
- HANDS – Wash your hands regularly and for at least 20 seconds
- FACE – Cover your face in enclosed spaces, especially where social distancing may be difficult and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet
- SPACE – Stay 2m apart where possible, or 1m with extra precautions in place
Updates as we get them below.