Covid 19 Resources for Port Health Officers

Statistics

PHE Covid-19 UK Case Update – updated daily.

Coronavirus cases across the world – The Financial Times analyses the scale of outbreaks and the number of deaths in countries around the world.

Legislation

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 – expiry 26th September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Regulations 2020- expiry 27th September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 – expiry 26th September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 – expiry 28th September 2020

Note that there is a requirement for the regulations to be reviewed every 3 weeks.

Guidance

Manchester Port Health Authority (MPHA) have kindly shared the guidance/risk assessment document they have prepared regarding boarding ships for inspections and taking water samples in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. It is shared with the following 2 caveats:

Covid-19-Guidance-for-Boarding-Vessels-&-Water-Sample-RA-Check-List-22nd-May-2020.doc

UK Government

Public Health England

Health Protection Scotland

EU

EU Healthy Gateways

World Health Organisation (WHO)

International Chamber of Shipping

International Maritime Organisation

British Ports Association

Training