BREAKING: Non-essential retail and schools to close in Leicester – UK COVID-19 update

The health secretary has announced that lockdown restrictions will be extended for two weeks in Leicester, with all non-essential retail shops expected to close on Tuesday.

Schools will need to be shut from Thursday for most pupils and shielding measures will not be lifted on 6 July in the city.

Matt Hancock said a walk-in testing centre would be opened, urging anyone with COVID-19 symptoms to come forward to help contain the surge in cases.

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