Coronavirus cases in Great Bridge double the national average

Council bosses have urged Sandwell residents to take the coronavirus pandemic "seriously" - as a village near Tipton, recorded more than double the national average rate of cases.

Great Bridge. Photo: Google StreetView.
Great Bridge. Photo: Google StreetView.

Sandwell Council says case numbers in Great Bridge are "very high".

A spokesman for the council said: "The case rate is more than double the national average.

"We need everyone to take this seriously and do what they can to stop the spread of the virus.

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"Please – if you have symptoms, however mild, you must self-isolate and book a test.

"Thanks again to everyone who is following all the rules and advice to stay safe."

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