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UK considers its first local lockdown as Leicester suffers surge in Covid cases

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UK considers its first local lockdown as Leicester suffers surge in Covid casesBritain's government is considering a lockdown for the central English city of Leicester amid a spike of Covid-19 cases - the first time that a single UK area would face such an extreme measure during the pandemic. 'The Sunday Times' first reported that a lockdown could come within days after 658 new cases were recorded in the Leicester area...
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Leicester may be the first part of the UK to implement regional lockdown measures after a reported increase in coronavirus cases in the last two weeks. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Government to make decision on Leicester lockdown [Video]

Government to make decision on Leicester lockdown

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed a decision on Leicester's lockdown will be made on Thursday. Tuesday marks two weeks of the localised lockdown, imposed due to the city's alarming coronavirus figures. Citizens of Leicester are still visiting mobile testing units which were increased due to the situation.

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