Peterborough director of public health thanks residents for sticking to social distancing rules over sunny Easter

The director of public health for Peterborough has thanked residents for staying indoors over the Easter weekend.

Dr Liz Robin, director of public health for Peterborough City and Cambridgeshire County Councils, said: “Today, I’d like to take the opportunity to say a big thank you to everyone who followed the government stay at home rules over the Easter Bank Holiday, in spite of the lovely weather that we have been having.

“By staying at home and keeping to the national rules you have helped to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. This helps us to have hospital beds and ventilators available for people who are seriously ill and need them, and I know that our local NHS staff are very grateful.”

Dr Robin urged people to continue to stick to the social distancing rules, as the measures are starting to have an impact on the spread of the disease, but warned there was still ‘some time to go’ before the restrictions would be lifted.

Dr Liz Robin