The first local lockdown in Leicester is announced

Matt Hancock announces that the UK’s first local lockdown would be applied in Leicester and parts of Leicestershire.

Check out some articles about the Leicester lockdown:

Asha Patel, ‘Watch ‘we are a city of solidarity, we are Leicester’, message from Covid-19 response volunteers’Leicestershire Live, 3 July 2020

Asha Patel, ‘On anti-depressants under Leicester lockdown: as asylum seeker facing more isolation during pandemic’Leicestershire Live, 3 July 2020

Asha Patel, ‘Why it’s ‘lazy and simplistic’ to blame Covid on Leicester’s BAME and Muslim Communities’Leicestershire Live, 4 August 2020

Archie Bland, ”We’ve been forgotten’: Locked – down Leicester Teeters on Brink of Despair’The Guardian, 18 October 2020