Latest official figures from Public Health England (PHE) show that Tower Hamlets has an infection rate per 100,000 people of 1,167 and a total of 22,646 Coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

The only way the pandemic will be beaten is by individuals obeying Government guidelines.

Maintain social distancing, wear a mask and do not go out unless you need to.

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As community journalists we do exactly what it says on our tin – we work for the community.

In Tower Hamlets, which covers most of London’s East End, that means we spend a lot of time investigating allegations of political corruption.

It is an unfortunate fact that the poorest local authority in the country is still beset by the highest levels of corruption.

As Love Wapping we were instrumental in exposing the electoral corruption of Mayor Lutfur Rahman.