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Testing increase blamed for Covid-19 case rise

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Testing increase blamed for Covid-19 case rise

Testing increase blamed for Covid-19 case rise

The Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby claims the rise in coronavirus case numbers in the area is due to a substantive increase in testing as the government considers implementing localised lockdown measures.

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