The Board considered an update from the Chief Executive of Sefton Council on the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Sefton. He described how Sefton had seen a significant increase in cases across the borough, however there were no specific hotspots or significant rises in specific wards. Households and social group setting remained the main source of transmission. Generally, 18-50 year olds were the bulk of the positive cases.
The Chief Executive reiterated the key messages of social distancing, wearing masks and frequent washing of hands. He also stated that Sefton Council was working with the Environmental Health and Trading Standards team to investigate businesses who were ignoring advice and taking a strong enforcement position
the update be noted.