Covid marshals have hit the streets of South Wigston, Oadby and Wigston.
Oadby and Wigston Borough Council announced on Twitter that the marshals have been deployed and will visit public spaces and settings, including pubs, restaurants and shops, in a bid to enforce the latest coronavirus rules.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggested earlier this week that the marshals would enforce rules about social distancing, gathering in groups and wearing masks.
Yesterday, Councillor John Boyce, the council's leader, urged people to follow the Leicester lockdown rules after it was revealed that the area has the second highest seven-day infection rate in the country.
The authority also introduced a curfew in its parks, banning people from visiting
link source - Leicester Mercury