18 April 2023
A new Covid variant, with a different symptom, is starting to make headlines around the world as fears grow it will drive another wave through the UK.
06 April 2023
Vulnerable care home residents in New Milton were among the first people in Hampshire to get their Covid booster jabs as part of a spring campaign.
04 January 2023
A new Covid-19 variant, spreading rapidly across the US, is being watched closely by scientists fearful of its potential impact on the NHS.
02 November 2022
Members of the public are being urged to attend Covid booster vaccination appointments as figures reveal one in 10 were no-shows.
08 July 2022
CORONAVIRUS cases are increasing because people who test positive are still going out, a Hampshire health boss has said.
10 June 2022
CHRISTCHURCH MP Sir Chris Chope received a slap on the wrist from over his claim more than 10,000 people had reacted badly to Covid jabs.
08 June 2022
DIBDEN Golf Centre has been given a temporary £50,000 annual rent reduction by New Forest District Council to help it recover from the pandemic.
30 March 2022
GOVERNMENT ministers have issued new guidance for people after lifting Covid-19 restrictions.
24 March 2022
HAMPSHIRE County Council is reminding residents free Covid-19 testing ends next week while vowing to continue monitoring outbreaks.
23 March 2022
NHS staff gathered at Christchurch Hospital to reflect on the Covid-19 pandemic and remember those who died.
21 March 2022
THE NHS is inviting older and vulnerable people to “top-up” their protection with a spring Covid-19 booster amid a nationwide surge in cases.
14 March 2022
A SPIKE in Covid cases among crew members forced Wightlink to make short-notice cancellations to its Lymington-to-Yarmouth ferry crossings.
24 February 2022
NEW Forest residents are being reminded how to keep Covid-healthy with self-isolation rules ending today (Thursday).
22 February 2022
A POP-UP Covid-19 vaccination site will be at Hythe fire station today for people to walk in for their first, second or booster jabs.
09 February 2022
NEW Forest West MP Sir Desmond Swayne has backtracked on his controversial claim that deaths from road accidents were outpacing those caused by Covid.
02 February 2022
THE weekly number of new Covid cases rose by nearly 400 in the New Forest this week, with one new death reported in the latest update.
27 January 2022
FACE masks are no longer mandatory across England, but the leader of the Hampshire County Council is urging caution.
27 January 2022
THE weekly number of new Covid cases remained stable in the New Forest this week, with no new deaths reported in the latest update.
19 January 2022
THERE were two Covid deaths in the New Forest in the latest weekly update as cases of the virus fell.
18 January 2022
MORRISONS has become the first supermarket to make cuts to sick pay for unjabbed staff who have to isolate after being exposed to Covid.