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Health chiefs are urging people in Lichfield and Burntwood to enjoy the warm weather safely.
With temperatures soaring, residents are being reminded of the risks still posed by COVID-19.
Staffordshire County Council’s director of health and care Dr Richard Harling said people needed to avoid crowded places:
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“It’s going to be a lovely few days, so the important thing is people are going out in the warm weather, they must ensure they follow national guidance for COVID-19 control, and maintain strict hygiene and social distancing both in pubs and in other outdoor spaces such as parks.
“Pubs and bars are expected to take a series of precautions to keep staff and customers safe, but it’s also up to customers to play their part – if somewhere looks overcrowded and social distancing isn’t being maintained, people shouldn’t be going in.
“We are working hard to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, and people can help taking a few extra precautions to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.”Dr Richard Harling