PHE update – 16.30hrs 09.03.21 – Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Update – 16:30, 09.03.21 – Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Please note that all of the information below has been added since the previous update on 04.03.21. Please use update to brief local partners.
  • As of Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 4,228,998 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK (pillar 1 and 2) and there have been 124,797 deaths. Further information on the data is available here:


Data Updates to Surveillance Reports and Dashboard

Information, advice and guidance

Marketing and communications materials – Updated 9 March 2021

Campaign Resource Centre

Newly added – a CRC user guide for partners.

New additions to the Campaign Resource Centre:

BBC video content in 5 South Asian languages now available. Please share this content where appropriate through your channels. Content includes:

LA comms – please use this to brief councillors, MPs etc.

LRF Comms – please use this update to brief LRF Chairs via their secretariat.

CET members – please cascade to your team leads.

ICC – please share with the Incident Lead