BREAKING: Extra COVID support for Manchester and Lancashire after Delta variant rise

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “BREAKING: Extra COVID support for Manchester and Lancashire after Delta variant rise” – below is their description.

    The Health Secretary has told the Commons that Greater Manchester and Lancashire are to receive a “strengthened package of support” to tackle a rise in the Delta coronavirus variant.

    The package includes:

    • Rapid response teams

    • Extra testing

    • Military support

    • Supervised in-school testing

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