Following a review, all additional lockdown restrictions will end in areas outside of Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston on 18 July. This includes Charnwood and Blaby

Following a review, all additional lockdown restrictions will end in areas outside of Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston on 18 July. This includes Charnwood and Blaby

Guidance

Find out what restrictions are in place if you live, work or travel in the Leicester area during the local outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Published 17 July 2020From:Department of Health and Social Care

Following a review, all additional lockdown restrictions will end in areas outside of Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston on 18 July. This includes Charnwood and Blaby. These areas will now return to national social distancing guidelines.

Some additional restrictions will continue in Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston but some restrictions will be relaxed on 24 July. Shielding must continue in all areas. The next review will take place by 1 August.

Local restrictions

  • non-essential shops that reopened in June will be closed until 18 July apart from in Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston, where they will reopen on 24 July
  • bars, restaurants and hairdressers outside of Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston will remain closed until 18 July. In Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston they will remain closed until at least the next review
  • schools and educational settings will reopen on 20 July but in Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston will remain closed until 24 July, except to vulnerable children and children of key workers
  • advice to shield remains in place, including in areas where other measures are being relaxed
  • single-adult households (those who live alone or with dependent children only) can still form a support bubble with one other household
  • people are still able to meet in a group of up to 6 and only outdoors, provided strict social distancing is followed

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 12:31 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community, News