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Friday, December 8, 2023


The latest coronavirus updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

New rules announced by Boris Johnson to curb worrying rise in virus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a number of new rules amid a worrying rise in coronavirus cases

Coronavirus: Risk of death is twice as high for ethnic minorities

A new report by Public Health England has found that people from black and asian ethnic groups are up to twice as likely to die with Covid-19

Leicester council confirms support payments for people self-isolating

A new support payment system has been introduced by Leicester Council for people on low income who have been forced to self-isolate

Government pauses shielding programme in Leicester

The government has announced that people in the city who are classed as vulnerable will no longer have to shield

Four schools in Leicestershire confirm positive coronavirus cases

Three schools in Leicester and Leicestershire have reported cases of coronavirus amongst staff and pupils.

Leicester passes 10,000 coronavirus case milestone

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Leicester now exceeds 10,000

Current lockdown restrictions in Leicester set to continue

The government has confirmed that the current coronavirus restrictions in Leicester are set to continue

Four more schools in Leicestershire confirm coronavirus cases this week

Four more schools in Leicestershire have confirmed positive cases of coronavirus already this week

New local lockdown rules imposed on Oadby and Wigston

New restriction are being imposed on residents in Oadby and Wigston from next week

Leicester lockdown: blame on minority communities needs to be challenged

Blame on Leicester's minority communities for the recent lockdown needs to be challenged


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