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COVID-19: UK city of Leicester to remain under lockdown

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COVID-19: UK city of Leicester to remain under lockdown

COVID-19: UK city of Leicester to remain under lockdown

One of England's most diverse cities has been told to continue pandemic restrictions even as the rest of the country is about to relax them.

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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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