Confirmed coronavirus cases up by 113 in 24 hours across the city and county

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More than 100 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the 24 hours before yesterday across Leicester and Leicestershire.

Positive tests added to local tolls increased the city and county’s combined total by 113 - with four areas declaring a double-digit rise in new cases.

Leicester had the most, with 57. There were 56 cases identified across the county.

Broken down to district and borough level, Charnwood saw the sharpest rise, with 18 new cases, meaning that more than 1,000 cases have been confirmed in the borough since the start of the pandemic.

It was closely followed by Blaby with 16 added to its overall toll. Oadby and Wigston, which has the second-highest infection rate in

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