LOCAL UPDATE: Arrest made after stabbing in Great Barr & Midlands hospitals release latest Covid-19 figures
A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Great Barr.
Emergency services were called to West Road at around 9:45pm on Sunday night. One man died and another man was taken to hospital after the attack.
A Black Country leisure centre has now vaccinated 20,000 people. Portway Lifestyle Centre was set up in December last year and since then the facility, which is run by the Sandwell Leisure Trust, has reached the milestone of reaching twenty thousand administrations of the first dose of the Covid jab.
Finally, staying with Covid-19, Midlands hospitals have today recorded the lowest coronavirus daily death toll rise since October. The government announced that 82 people had sadly died of Covid nineteen within twenty days of testing positive for the disease as of Sunday. This is the first time the daily death toll has risen by less than 100 for nearly six months.
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