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Failings in Leicester are doomed to be repeated | Letters

Readers respond to the reimposition of lockdown in the city after a surge in Covid-19 casesLiving and working in Leicester city centre we find ourselves in a new social experiment (Leicester forced into local lockdown to combat surge in Covid-19 cases, 30 June). We were all surprised to learn from Matt Hancock of an increased infection rate in a daily briefing on 19 June. Since then we’ve been the focus of speculation, and now of action. Our store opened two weeks ago, a Monday morning that saw ...
Tags: Politics, Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Local Government, Leicester, Leicester Continue, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak, James HempsallDirector Hempsall


No 10 accused of sowing confusion over Leicester lockdown

Shadow health secretary says government must pinpoint how new restrictions will workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Downing Street has been accused of sowing confusion and anxiety in Leicester after imposing the first local lockdown to combat a surge in Covid-19 cases in the city, amid growing concern about how the measures will work.As part of hardened restrictions, the health secretary, Matt Hancock, announced on Monday night that schools will shut to most children...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK News, Health policy, Leicester, Downing Street, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: death toll rises by 155; employers in Leicester lockdown can re-furlough staff

PM speech on post-Covid recovery comes as Leicester faces local lockdown and ONS reports excess deaths have stoppedBoris Johnson vows to act fast to fix economy in wake of coronavirusNo 10 accused of sowing confusion over Leicester lockdownTheresa May: new national security adviser has ‘no proven expertise’Global coronavirus updates – live 5.09pm BST According to Nottinghamshire Live, the chief constable of Nottinghamshire police, Craig Guildford, has said that if his force finds people trav...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, UK News, Tax and spending, Theresa May, Economic policy, Nicola Sturgeon, Nottinghamshire, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Leicester, Ons, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Matt Hancock


UK coronavirus live: employers in Leicester lockdown can re-furlough staff, says No 10

PM speech on post-Covid recovery comes as Leicester faces local lockdown and ONS reports excess deaths have stoppedBoris Johnson vows to act fast to fix economy in wake of coronavirusLeicester lockdown extension will mean change in law, Hancock saysMay criticises appointment of David Frost as national security adviserGlobal coronavirus updates – live 3.10pm BST There have been no new coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland, according to the latest update from the Department of Health. 2.57pm...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, UK News, Tax and spending, Theresa May, Economic policy, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Leicester, Ons, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Department Of Health


No 10 accused of sowing confusion over Leicester lockdown extension

Shadow health secretary says government must pinpoint how new restrictions will workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Downing Street has been accused of sowing confusion and anxiety in Leicester as it imposes the first local lockdown to combat a surge in Covid-19 cases in the city, with the health secretary facing demands to pinpoint how the measures will work.In an evening statement to the Commons on Monday, Matt Hancock announced that schools would shut to most child...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK News, Leicester, Downing Street, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson refuses to rule out tax rises to pay for post-Covid recovery

PM speech comes as Leicester faces local lockdown and ONS reports excess deaths have stoppedBoris Johnson vows to act fast to fix economy in wake of coronavirusLeicester lockdown extension will mean change in law, Hancock saysUK economy hit by sharpest fall in 41 yearsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 1.26pm BST In his speech Boris Johnson promised “the most radical reforms to our planning system” since the second world war. Here is the news release about the plans, which are intended to mak...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Economic policy, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Leicester, Ons, Johnson, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: Matt Hancock confuses Keighley and Kirklees

The health secretary claimed there had been an outbreak in Keighley when he meant to say Kirklees.
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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson sets out 'new deal' plan

PM gives speech as Leicester faces local lockdown and ONS reports excess deaths have stopped 11.34am BST Johnson says the government will guarantee every young person an apprenticeship or in-work placement.We all know that is our biggest and most immediate economic challenge and so we will offer an opportunity guarantee so that every young person has the chance of apprenticeship or an in-work placement. 11.32am BST Johnson promises a major building programme.We will build fantastic new h...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Leicester, Ons, Johnson, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Leicester lockdown extension will mean change in law, Hancock says

City is first place in England to reintroduce measures to try to stop spread of coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Enforcing an extension to the Leicester lockdown will mean changes to the law, Matt Hancock has said.The city is the first place in England to reintroduce restrictive measures to try to stop the spread of coronavirus after 950 cases were reported in a two-week period. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, UK News, Leicester, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: Hancock on decision to close Leicester schools.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a number of under 18s have tested positive for Covid-19 in Leicester.
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Leicester lockdown tightened as coronavirus cases rise

Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
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Coronavirus: Leicester lockdown tightened as cases rise

Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
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Leicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?

Spike in infections forces non-essential shops to close from Tuesday and schools from ThursdayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA regional flare-up of coronavirus cases means Leicester will not emerge from parts of lockdown as swiftly as the rest of England. Here’s what you need to know about the restrictions: Continue reading...
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Lockdown tightened in English city over Covid surge

Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
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Coronavirus: Leicester lockdown tightened as cases rise

Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
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Leicester lockdown extended to contain Covid-19 outbreak, says Hancock – video

The lockdown in Leicester will be extended beyond 4 July, Matt Hancock announced in parliament on Monday night.The government made recourse to statutory powers to close down Leicester as it has an infection rate of 135 per 100,000 people,  three times higher than the next highest local area.Schools in Leicester will have to close on Thursday, except for essential workers' children, and those shielding must continue to do soLeicester forced into local lockdown to combat surge in Covid-19 casesUK ...
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Leicester lockdown tightened as coronavirus cases rise

Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
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Coronavirus: Leicester to stay in lockdown after city's spike in cases

Leicester will keep coronavirus restrictions in place as part of the UK's first localised lockdown. Non-essential shops will shut again tomorrow and schools will close from Thursday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons this evening. People living in Leicester are being urged to "stay at home as much as they can" and the nationwide easing of lockdown planned for 4 July does not apply to them, he said.
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Coronavirus: Leicester COVID-19 cases under scrutiny amid fears of local lockdown

Leicester's mayor and government officials will meet to discuss coronavirus testing data amid suggestions a lockdown could be imposed on the city. City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and the council's director of public health Ivan Browne will be present at the meeting to examine the data behind a local surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. Sir Peter said the council was only provided with detailed testing information for the first time on Thursday - a week after Health Secretary Matt Ha...
Tags: News, Leicester, Peter, City City, Matt Hancock, Peter Soulsby, Leicester Covid, Ivan Browne


Coronavirus: Leicester could be first city to go into local lockdown amid 'spike' in COVID-19 cases

The home secretary has confirmed that Leicester could be the first city to go into a local lockdown, over reports of a spike in COVID-19 cases. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said on Sunday that Leicester was an area of concern and urged residents to be vigilant against the virus. It stopped short of saying a local lockdown was likely, but The Sunday Times reported that Health Secretary Matt Hancock had been examining legal aspects of the shutdown following a rise in cases.
Tags: Health, News, Leicester, Sunday Times, Matt Hancock, Department of Health and Social Care DHSC


Glasgow attack: six injured, suspect shot dead by police in major incident in city centre – live updates

Latest developments from incident in West George Street with six people, including police officer, hospitalised with injuriesGlasgow attack: suspect shot dead after stabbingsShare your experiences 5.21pm BST The incident has been assessed by Counter Terrorism policing HQ in London and determined not to be a terrorist incident. It will be investigated by Police Scotland. 5.06pm BST Health secretary Matt Hancock has also released a short statement thanking emergency staff. Deeply distressi...
Tags: London, Scotland, UK News, Glasgow, Police Scotland, Matt Hancock, BST Health, West George Street


Coronavirus shielding scheme to be eased in England from 6 July

Government support for most vulnerable will continue until end of July, says Matt HancockCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople with underlying health issues who are most at risk from Covid-19 will no longer have to shut themselves away in their home and can shop and mix with other people from 6 July in England, the health secretary has said.Support for people who are undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, have a damaged immune system or have had an organ transplant will...
Tags: Health, England, Cancer, Society, UK News, Older people, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak, Matt HancockCoronavirus


The Latest: Florida businesses rethink opening as cases rise

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida has reported nearly 3,500 more new coronavirus cases as public health officials reissued advisories urging social distancing.Some businesses are reevaluating decisions to reopen their doors, and some Floridians had to rethink Father’s Day brunch plans because of health concerns.The number of new cases reported Sunday was a drop from the record high of 4,000 reported the day before.Florida now has more than 97,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in all. The number of COVI...
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Coronavirus: Government to 'bring forward proposals' on reducing 2m social distancing rule

Matt Hancock says he "very much hopes" to lower the social distancing measure in England.
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Coronavirus: Government to share proposals on reducing 2m social distancing rule

Matt Hancock says he "very much hopes" to lower the social distancing measure in England.
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Coronavirus: Matt Hancock says plans to ease lockdown to be announced this week

Matt Hancock says the UK government will announce the next step of its plan to gradually ease the country's lockdown, within days.
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Coronavirus live news: Morocco opens field hospital for hundreds of patients after spike in cases

New hospital will receive around 700 patients from Sunday; Chile deaths rise to more than 7,000; six on Trump campaign test positive ahead of rallyVictoria to extend state of emergency after spike in casesSchool closures ‘will trigger UK child mental health crisis’ Spain to ‘freely’ welcome Britons without 14-day quarantineSpaniards urged not to lower their guard as state of emergency ends 10.51am BST The British government will announce plans to further ease the coronavirus lockdown this w...
Tags: Europe, UK, Americas, Spain, World news, Bbc, Taiwan, Chile, Morocco, Brazil, Trump, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: Matt Hancock hails 'big moment' as Covid-19 alert level reduced from 4 to 3

News updates: Education secretary to reveal details of £1bn funding package for schools to help pupils catch up on lessons missed during the coronavirus lockdown English schools to get £1bn to help pupils catch up after lockdown4.5m people in UK forced to become unpaid carers due to Covid crisisCoronavirus global updatesAll our coronavirus coverage 11.28am BST A brief recap: The UK’s chief medical officers have agreed to downgrade the coronavirus alert level from four to three after a “stead...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Science, Education, CMO, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd, JTAC, Matt Hancock, Gavin Williamson


Coronavirus: Matt Hancock's social distancing slip-up caught on camera

The health secretary slaps a colleague on the back in the House of Commons, despite the two-metre rule.
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Matt Hancock promises update on coronavirus shielding 'very soon'

Charities had called for clarity after confusion about when scheme in England would endCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn announcement on a possible end to the coronavirus shielding programme in England will come “very soon”, the health secretary, Matt Hancock, has said, after healthcare charities called for clarity on the government’s plans.The scheme affects roughly 2.2 million “clinically extremely vulnerable” people, a category which includes those who have had tr...
Tags: England, UK News, Charities, Older people, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak



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