Coronavirus UK information LIVE: Matt Hancock warns that Leicester faces native lockdown as UK deaths hit 43,550


LEICESTER may face an area lockdown inside days as the town sees a surge in circumstances.

Well being Secretary Matt Hancock has warned he’ll “take motion” if there’s a spike within the variety of circumstances.

Colleges, companies and workplaces could possibly be closed if there’s a excessive charge of an infection in sure areas.

The information comes as Europe may open up for journey corridors from Monday, which might permit individuals to go overseas safely with out the necessity to quarantine on vacation or upon return.

However quarantine will nonetheless stay in place for these areas most in danger together with USA and Brazil with a full listing to be revealed subsequent week.

In the meantime, mother and father have been warned to keep away from crowded seashores and cling to social distancing tips if they need their baby to return to highschool in September.

It comes because the coronavirus loss of life toll within the UK stands at 43,550- with zero new deaths in Scotland.

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