Daily Local and National updates on coronavirus (COVID-19)
Tameside residents are being urged to keep sticking to Covid safety rules to help stop the spread of variants of concern which are on in the increase in Greater Manchester.
Younger people could get their Covid-19 jab while queueing at supermarkets and cafes, according to health bosses who are investigating using American-style tactics to vaccinate the under 30s.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that England will proceed to step three of the government's roadmap for the easing of coronavirus lockdown measures.
The Covid-19 vaccination roll-out and the "lumpy" supply of jabs has left Derbyshire with a stark divide between who has been given a vaccine, who has had two doses and those who remain entirely unprotected.
A number of changes to the rapid testing programme in Tameside are now in place.
Almost a third of people aged 18 to 49 in Greater Manchester have had their first Covid-19 vaccine, while the decline in infection rates has slowed across the region.
Tameside's public health chief is urging residents and businesses to "continue to be sensible and cautious" as the borough's Covid infection rate has started to rise again following the easing of some restrictions.
A quarter of adults in Derbyshire are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, nearly five months into the vaccination roll-out.
Everyone aged 40 and over in England are now able to book an appointment to receive a first dose of coronavirus vaccine.
Covid-19 infection rates and hospital admissions are continuing to fall across Greater Manchester, but the region remains 'a long way off' achieving herd immunity.
It is "probably only just a matter of time" before cases of the Indian Covid-19 variant are detected in Derbyshire, its public health chief says.
One in five Derbyshire and Derby adults have now had both Covid-19 vaccine doses, while shortages continue to hit the number getting their first jabs.
People are being reminded that they should still get a Covid-19 test if they develop symptoms of the virus during the current period where lockdown restrictions apply.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect us all, you may need to get in touch with agencies about specific issues which affect you.
Applications for the High Peak Connect COVID-19 Support Grant are now open again.