Leicester could be first place in England to see local lockdown Priti Patel confirms ‘support’ is being provided to city after coronavirus flare-ups 'Unusually high' rate of infection among children in Leicester, government saysHealth experts call for more details after Matt Hancock claims number of under-18s testing positive prompted school closures Leicester mayor says officials struggled to keep testers in city as lockdown extended locallyCity first to extend restrictions after spike in cases Coronavirus: Leicester to be told it must stay in current lockdown for extra two weeks after spike in COVID-19casesLeicester's mayor says a report recommending the city stays in lockdown is unjustified and has been "hastily cobbled together". Coronavirus: Leicester told it must stay in current lockdown for extra two weeks after spike in COVID-19casesThe rise in cases has been linked to reports that Leicester could be made subject to Britain's first local lockdown. Neil Ferguson: Former adviser admits he was wrong to break rulesA former government adviser has admitted he was wrong to break lockdown rules to meet his married lover.Neil Ferguson quit his role on Sage, the government’s scientific advisory committee, last month Coronavirus: Leicester COVID-19 cases under scrutiny amid fears of local lockdownHome Secretary Priti Patel confirms officials were looking at extra restrictions for Leicester after reports new cases had risen. Leicester coronavirus outbreak: council 'frustrated' with ministersMayor says government report is ‘superficial’ and has been ‘cobbled together very hastily’ Leicester pubs to stay shut amid virus surgeLockdown restrictions are set to stay in place in Leicester for two weeks longer than the rest of England owing to a spike in new cases, according to the city’s mayor.In the first test of the Boris Johnson is preparing to reimpose lockdown on a British city after a surge in coronavirus casesBoris Johnson could put the city of Leicester under lockdown after there were 658 confirmed cases in two weeks. City 'faces lockdown extension' amid Covid surgeLeicester's mayor says current restrictions may remain in place for an extra fortnight. Second national lockdown not needed - ex-adviserProf Neil Ferguson tells the BBC he expects to see a targeted approach to tackling local outbreaks. Leicester mayor slams ‘intensely frustrating’ process of getting coronavirus information from governmentEast Midlands city has recorded 866 of its 2,987 Covid-19 cases in the last two weeks Leicester could face first local lockdown 'within days' after coronavirus outbreakSome 658 new cases were recorded in local area in the two weeks up to 16 June Coronavirus: Leicester could be first city to go into local lockdown amid 'spike' in COVID-19 casesHome Secretary Priti Patel confirms officials were looking at extra restrictions for Leicester after reports new cases had risen. What could local lockdowns look like?Parts of the country could introduce them if cases of Covid-19 spike, but how might they work?