More than 200 current coronavirus cases in Leicester as local lockdown decision is due

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There are 202 current coronavirus cases in Leicester - according to the latest figures.

The city’s seven-day infection rate has also increased again - as a decision on what happens next with the local lockdown is expected.

The latest data available, relating to the week up to September 8, shows that there are now 56.9 cases per 100,000 people.

Earlier in the week the rate stood at 42.8 cases per 100,000 people after data relating to the seven days before September 5 was released.

The Government is expected to make an announcement today on whether the remaining local lockdown restrictions in place in Leicester will remain.

The city mayor yesterday called for Leicester to be

 link source - Leicester Mercury

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