Coronavirus outbreak could result in first local lockdown in days


A push by CORONAVIRUS could see the first local lock imposed in a few days.

An outbreak in Leicester concerns senior government officials, so there are many plans in place for possible further restrictions.

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Wave in Leicester worries senior government officials and plans are in place for possible further restrictionsCredit: AFP or licensors

Dozens of new cases have been admitted to hospitals in the region.

Others were reported in a Sainsbury’s sandwich factory and supermarket – and five schools have closed.

Officials are also concerned about the city’s food production sites and multigenerational households.

This happened when the death toll for Britain in the past 24 hours was 100 – the lowest figure for the lockout on Saturday.

The Midlands are on red alert as worried officials believe the affairs of Leicester could have a significant impact on people traveling to Birmingham. There had been 658 cases in the region in the two weeks preceding June 16.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned that he would “take action” if there was an increase in the number of cases.

Schools, businesses and workplaces may be closed due to high infection rates in some areas.


A foreclosure decision will be made by Public Health England, the biosafety center and local public health directors.

The analysis takes place before the opening of pubs and restaurants this Saturday.

The UK’s overall death toll for Covid-19 is now 43,514, the highest in Europe.


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