Lester became the first city in Britain where we have introduced the local quarantine. The reason – the outbreak of coronavirus. Over the past two weeks in the city has registered about 900 new cases of infection COVID-19, said the Minister of health of great Britain Matt Hancock.

“the city closes all stores. Except only for food. Will open the pharmacy. From the second of July, closed schools, because children this outbreak particularly affected. We recommend to the inhabitants of Leicester to stay home and not make any trips, but the most necessary”, – quotes the Minister RIA Novosti.

In the near future the city will increase the amount of testing, and local authorities will receive additional funds for strengthening work to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The restrictions will reconsider in two weeks. In Leicester and its surrounding area is home to more than 500 thousand people. Since the beginning of the epidemic were detected nearly three thousand cases of infection by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.