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Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.

Coronavirus: Leicester lockdown tightened as cases rise - BBC News

Sitting here writing this in my home town of Leicester, where I have been weathering the coronavirus storm from the start, I admit to very mixed feelings. For a start, it’s a bit embarrassing to be in the first place in the UK to be faced with a local lockdown due to rising Covid-19 rates.Sitting here writing this in my home town of Leicester, where I have been weathering the coronavirus storm from the start, I admit to very mixed feelings. For a start, it’s a bit embarrassing to be

I’m in lockdown in Leicester – and, for me, this coronavirus summer is about to get a lot worse | The Independent

Mr Hancock told MPs: “Having taken clinical advice on the actions necessary and discussed them with the local team in Leicester and Leicestershire, we have made some difficult but important decisions. “We’ve decided that from tomorrow, non-essential retail will have to close and as children have been particularly impacted by this outbreak, schools will also need to close from Thursday, staying open for vulnerable children and children of critical workers as they did throughout. “Unfortunately, the clinical advice is that the relaxation of shielding measures due on July 6 cannot now take place in Leicester.

Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases

The United Kingdom is considering imposing a city-specific lockdown for the first time during its coronavirus pandemic after the city of Leicester became a hot spot for the virus.The United Kingdom is considering imposing a city-specific lockdown for the first time during its coronavirus pandemic after the city of Leicester became a hot spot for the virus.

UK considering Leicester lockdown as COVID-19 cases spike | TheHill

The United Kingdom is considering imposing a city-specific lockdown for the first time during its coronavirus pandemic after the city of Leicester became a hot spot for the virus.The United Kingdom is considering imposing a city-specific lockdown for the first time during its coronavirus pandemic after the city of Leicester became a hot spot for the virus.

UK considering Leicester lockdown as COVID-19 cases spike | TheHill

Leicester City will request further clarification on Tuesday of how - if at all - the club will be affected by the government's decision to return the city to a more restrictive lockdown.Leicester City will request further clarification on Tuesday of how - if at all - the club will be affected by the government's decision to return the city to a more restrictive lockdown.

Leicester City to seek clarity over government's local lockdown | Football News | Sky Sports

One of the crucial elements of the government’s post nationwide lockdown plan is local lockdowns. There are currently reports that Leicester could be braced for the UK's first "local lockdown" after Matt Hancock these local measures would form a fundamental part of England's long-term coronavirus strategy.One of the crucial elements of the government’s post nationwide lockdown plan is local lockdowns. There are currently reports that Leicester could be braced for the UK's first "local

Coronavirus: How have countries done 'local lockdowns' and how would it work in the UK? | indy100

The British government on Monday imposed a lockdown on the city of Leicester, which has a much higher COVID-19 infection rate than anywhere else in the country, in its first major attempt to curb an outbreak with local rather than national measures.The British government on Monday imposed a lockdown on the city of Leicester, which has a much higher COVID-19 infection rate than anywhere else in the country, in its first major attempt to curb an outbreak with local rather than national measures.

UK imposes lockdown on city of Leicester to curb COVID-19 outbreak - Reuters

UK city of Leicester awaits lockdown fate after virus spikeUK city of Leicester awaits lockdown fate after virus spike

UK city of Leicester awaits lockdown fate aft... | Taiwan News

Local lockdowns in Italy and Germany have led to civil unrest. Could the same happen in the UK?Local lockdowns in Italy and Germany have led to civil unrest. Could the same happen in the UK?

Local lockdowns could lead to civil disorder – here's why

The central English city of Leicester could be the countrys first to face a local lockdown due to a rise in coronavirus cases, the UKs Home Secretary Priti Patel said Sunday.The central English city of Leicester could be the country's first to face a local lockdown due to a rise in coronavirus cases, the UK's Home Secretary Priti Patel said Sunday.

UK could lock down city of Leicester after virus surge - World - The Jakarta Post

Britain’s government is considering a lockdown of the central English city of Leicester amid a spike of COVID-19 casesBritain’s government is considering a lockdown of the central English city of Leicester amid a spike of COVID-19 cases

The Health Secretary will give an update to Parliament - but No10 played down the possibility of the city facing roadblocks, or a blanket order to keep people in their homes The Health Secretary will give an update to Parliament - but No10 played down the possibility of the city facing roadblocks, or a blanket order to keep people in their homes

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown' - Mirror Online

Restrictions may remain in place for two more weeks; announcement expected at around 9.15pm tonight Restrictions may remain in place for two more weeks; announcement expected at around 9.15pm tonight

Leicester lockdown - Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers 'to stay closed for another fortnight' - Birmingham Live

CORONAVIRUS cases continue to rise across the world threatening many countries with second waves and a return to strict lockdown measures, prompting WHO's Dr David Nabarro to send a stern warning to Britons. CORONAVIRUS cases continue to rise across the world threatening many countries with second waves and a return to strict lockdown measures, prompting WHO's Dr David Nabarro to send a stern warning to Britons.

Coronavirus UK: WHO's Dr Nabarro sends Britons stern second wave warning | UK | News | Express.co.uk

IMPOSING local lockdowns could lead to “significant disorder”, the Government was warned by advisers. It comes amid reports Leicester could be made subject to Britain’s first loca…

Local lockdowns in UK could spark 'significant disorder' and 'anger at cops'

Pubs, hairdressers and restaurants would not reopen on SaturdayPubs, hairdressers and restaurants would not reopen on Saturday

Leicester could stay in lockdown until the end of July - Leicestershire Live

City's infection rate is three times as high as the next worst-affectedCity's infection rate is three times as high as the next worst-affected

COVID-19: UK reimposes local lockdown on coronvirus-hit Leicester | Europe – Gulf News

All but essential travel to, from and within the city is being discouraged.All but essential travel to, from and within the city is being discouraged.

What measures are being imposed in the Leicester lockdown? | Rhyl Journal

From tomorrow, Leicester will have to return to an earlier stage of lockdown following a spike in COVID-19 in the area. From tomorrow, Leicester will have to return to an earlier stage of lockdown following a spike in COVID-19 in the area.

Government confirm Leicester lockdown as shops and schools are told to shut - Heart

Schools will close to most pupils along with non-essential shopsSchools will close to most pupils along with non-essential shops

Leicester first UK city to be put into 'local lockdown' - Cornwall Live

Luminaries are railing at the decision which extends the city's lockdown as 'unnecessary' and 'over the top'Luminaries are railing at the decision which extends the city's lockdown as 'unnecessary' and 'over the top'

Leicester lockdown: Police, mayor and business hit out at government's two week closure

A Leicester MP has said she believes a local lockdown is necessary for her constituency where hundreds of coronavirus cases have been recorded in the past two weeks. According to Public Health England data, almost 3,000 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the East Midlands city since the start of the coronavirus epidemic. Of these, 866 cases were reported in the last twoA Leicester MP has said she believes a local lockdown is necessary for her constituency where hundreds of coronavirus cases have been recorded in the past two weeks. According to Public Health

Leicester MP believes local lockdown necessary as meeting between mayor and Government officials cancelled | London Evening Standard

LEICESTER has been ordered to remain in lockdown for another two weeks after a local spike in coronavirus numbers. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said non-essential shops will close from tomorrow an…

Leicester WILL stay in lockdown with schools & non-essential shops closed again and pubs to stay shut for 2 more weeks

The Government had warned that further measures might be required to deal with a rise in cases of coronavirus The Government had warned that further measures might be required to deal with a rise in cases of coronavirus

Local lockdown announced in Leicester as non-essential shops and schools to close - Wales Online

The Chutney Ivy Restaurant and Bar in Leicester has brought staff back from furlough but now can't reopen.The Chutney Ivy Restaurant and Bar in Leicester has brought staff back from furlough but now can't reopen.

Coronavirus: Shock in Leicester as city placed in UK's first local lockdown | UK News | Sky News

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Leicester will go back into lockdown while the rest of the country celebrates pubs and restaurants reopening after a spike in local cases, it was announced today.Leicester will go back into lockdown while the rest of the country celebrates pubs and restaurants reopening after a spike in local cases, it was announced today.

Coronavirus: Leicester gets UK's first local lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar - 3FM Isle of Man

Lockdown restrictions are due to be scaled for businesses including pubs, hairdressers and restaurants on Saturday (July 4), however it is possible that strict measures could be put back in place on a regional basis if coronavirus cases rise again in certain areas.Lockdown restrictions are due to be scaled for businesses including pubs, hairdressers and restaurants on Saturday (July 4), however it is possible that strict measures could be put back in place on a regional basis if coronavirus cases rise again in certain areas.

Local lockdowns: what are they and how will they work? | The Star

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Boris Johnson could put the city of Leicester under lockdown after there were 658 confirmed cases in two weeks.Boris Johnson could put the city of Leicester under lockdown after there were 658 confirmed cases in two weeks.

UK: Leicester heading for lockdown after surge in coronavirus cases - Business Insider

Speaking in Parliament, Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs the restrictions will come into place from tomorrow as part of a localised lockdown in the Midlands citySpeaking in Parliament, Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs the restrictions will come into place from tomorrow as part of a localised lockdown in the Midlands city

Leicester shutting shops and schools in 'second lockdown' after coronavirus spike - Daily Star

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The Health Secretary told MPs the easing of the lockdown planned for the rest of England on July 4 cannot happen in Leicester because of rising… The Health Secretary told MPs the easing of the lockdown planned for the rest of England on July 4 cannot happen in Leicester because of rising…

Lockdown extended for Leicester after spike in Covid-19 cases | Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald

Hancock announces schools will close to most pupils and non-essential shops will shutHancock announces schools will close to most pupils and non-essential shops will shut

UK city of Leicester to go back into stricter lockdown due to Covid-19 spike

Non-essential shops in the UK city of Leicester will close from tomorrow and schools will close to most pupils from Thursday as part of restrictions imposed after a rise in coronavirus cases.Non-essential shops in the UK city of Leicester will close from tomorrow and schools will close to most pupils from Thursday as part of restrictions imposed after a rise in coronavirus cases.

Lockdown extension in UK city announced as cases surge

There have been a spike of coronavirus cases in Leicester There have been a spike of coronavirus cases in Leicester

Government outlines what could happen if there was a local lockdown - Manchester Evening News

Health Secretary Matt Hancock urged people to stay at home as much as possible Health Secretary Matt Hancock urged people to stay at home as much as possible

Leicester goes into full lockdown with shops and schools forced to close - Liverpool Echo

The English city of Leicester is f'acing two more weeks of lockdown' after a further outbreak of COVID-19.The English city of Leicester is f'acing two more weeks of lockdown' after a further outbreak of COVID-19.

English City Faces Two More Weeks Of Lockdown After Outbreak

The English city of Leicester is f'acing two more weeks of lockdown' after a further outbreak of COVID-19.The English city of Leicester is f'acing two more weeks of lockdown' after a further outbreak of COVID-19.

English City Faces Two More Weeks Of Lockdown After Outbreak

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is 'concerned' about Leicester's outbreakPrime Minister Boris Johnson said he is 'concerned' about Leicester's outbreak

What we know so far about Leicester's local lockdown and what it could mean for Nottinghamshire - Nottinghamshire Live

Lockdown restrictions in Leicester to be extended for at least two weeks

LONDON: The British government on Monday (Jun 29) ordered schools and non-essential shops in the central English city of Leicester to close after ...LONDON: The British government on Monday (Jun 29) ordered schools and non-essential shops in the central English city of Leicester to close after ...

UK reimposes lockdown on coronavirus-hit city of Leicester - CNA

Sir Peter Soulsby said the government's guidelines to Leicester council for dealing with the city's coronavirus outbreak were 'cobbled together' and 'superficial'.Sir Peter Soulsby said the government's guidelines to Leicester council for dealing with the city's coronavirus outbreak were 'cobbled together' and 'superficial'.

Leicester mayor criticises government's local lockdown guidance

Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby tells LBC he is "angry and frustrated" that a meeting with the government has been cancelled and insisted he hasn't seen data to show they need a local lockdown.Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby tells LBC he is "angry and frustrated" that a meeting with the government has been cancelled and insisted he hasn't seen data to show they need a local lockdown.

Angry Leicester Mayor says he's not seen data to show city needs local lockdown - LBC