MP for Rutland and Melton Alicia Kearns says the fight against Covid-19 is not over despite progress made
In her latest column, Alicia Kearns, MP for Rutland and Melton, talks about the progress made and work still to do in the fight against coronavirus:
We have made considerable progress in our efforts to defeat Covid-19 and have now met the five tests laid out by the Government, allowing us to slowly and cautiously reunite with one another.
We can now move on to the next stage in our recovery confident in the knowledge that: our NHS can cope with Covid-19 cases, the number of deaths are significantly falling, the R value is at a manageable level, operational challenges such as PPE are being met and crucially, that any modest adjustment to restrictions to do not risk a second peak if properly adhered to.
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