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News & features published on 5 May 2020
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COVID-19 - how many people have died in London?

How many people have died of coronavirus in London? This sounds like a question that should be easy to answer but the reality is more complicated.

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Councillor's fury over 'archaic and homophobic' blood donor rules

The exclusion of some gay and bisexual men from trials of a possible new COVID-19 treatment has been condemned by Borough & Bankside councillor Victor Chamberlain who has raised his concerns with NHS bosses and health secretary Matt Hancock.

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SE1's business improvement districts to receive COVID-19 support

The five business improvement districts (BIDs) which operate in SE1 could play an important role in rebuilding the local economy, but they face a financial squeeze with local firms unable to meet their levy payments.

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COVID-19: Guy's and St Thomas' reports critical care survival rate well above national average

More than two-thirds of COVID-19 patients receiving critical care at Guy's and St Thomas' survive, compared with a national average of around half, the trust's chief executive has said.

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Guy's and St Thomas' featured on new hospital Top Trumps set

SE1's two world-famous hospitals are featured in a special edition of the Top Trumps card game.

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Borough Market traders can claim support as Govt closes loophole

Borough Market traders are among the small businesses now eligible for Government support during the COVID-19 crisis after ministers widened the eligibility criteria.

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Tower Bridge Care Home rating upgraded to 'good' after inspection

The Tower Bridge Care Home at Bricklayers Arms has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission, a major step up after a series of poor reports in recent years.

Tweets on 5 May 2020

Tuesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 1,218 cases
(+6 from Monday)

Lambeth: 1,156 case… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

Sarah Thurman @UnitedStSaviour tells cabinet that borough's voluntary sector has done great job rising to COVID-19… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

The Southwark Community Response Fund administered by @UnitedStSaviour has so far distributed £355,000 in 36 grants… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App

Southwark will be publishing details of the highway changes it is making to assist social distancing during COVID-1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

At today’s Southwark cabinet @steviecryan said she meets regularly with @BetterBankside @TeamLondonBdgtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

How many people have died of coronavirus in London? This sounds like a question that should be easy to answer – but… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

@JuliaKam88 There’s a cherrypicker kept in the compound attached to Caffè Kimbo. It’s quite an operation.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to JuliaKam88

steviecryan @se1 @boroughmarket @coyleneil Problem is we don’t know how much of the £617m will be allocated to Southwark or how… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:11 PM, May 5th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Fact of the day - City Hall’s window-cleaning budget is more than £400 a day. (£156,000 a year) pic.twitter.com/cRqRpR4b9p

via Twitter for iPhone

As the number of COVID-19 deaths at Guy's and St Thomas' passes 200, here's a chart showing the daily number of dea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

Today NHS England confirmed that five more patients who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died whilst in the ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

The exclusion of some gay and bisexual men from trials of a possible new COVID-19 treatment has been condemned by B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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: "the government has no plans to conduct any further reports" says minister Lady @dianabarran in resp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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C10 bus diverted via Great Dover Street till Saturday while @thameswater makes repairs in Long Lane.

via Twitter for iPhone

SE1's five business improvement districts (BIDs) could play an important role in rebuilding the local economy, but… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

More than two-thirds of COVID-19 patients receiving critical care at Guy's and St Thomas' @GSTTnhs survive, compare… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

Guy's and St Thomas' featured on new hospital @toptrumps set london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10251

via Buffer

Stallholders @boroughmarket are among the small businesses now eligible for Government support during the COVID-19… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

The Tower Bridge Care Home at Bricklayers Arms has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission, a major ste… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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JambusterLondon A2198 Long Lane (SE1) (All Directions) at the junction of Bermondsey Street - Road closed to facilitate emergency T… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Jambuster (retweeted on 10:38 AM, May 5th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

_pasttense_ All this week in London radical history, 1926: fighting in Southwark during the General Strike… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via WordPress.com (retweeted on 10:05 AM, May 5th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

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