Meridian Coronavirus

Parts of Kent among few areas in England recording a rise in Covid cases

Out of the 18 local areas, six of them are in Kent; Ashford, Dover, Folkstone and Hythe, Maidstone, Medway and Tonbridge and Malling.

"Fast and accurate" Covid-19 testing facility opens at Gatwick Airport

The site, located within the airport's Long Stay Car Park at the South Terminal, offers a lab-analysed PCR swab test. Results are then available the next day.

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Covid Tiers: Businesses in the South react

With the majority of the Meridian region placed under Tier 2 restrictions, some community bars and pubs worry they will not be able to make ends meet.