UK health minister to meet Leicester leaders amid coronavirus fears
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UK health minister to meet Leicester leaders amid coronavirus fears

LONDON (UK) – British health minister Matt Hancock will meet leaders from Leicester in central England, where officials fear a growing number of coronavirus cases could prompt a local lockdown, said a spokesman for the Prime Minister on Monday.

“The health secretary is meeting with local leaders from Leicester to discuss the situation this afternoon,” the spokesman said.

Johnson has said the key to preventing a second wave of the novel coronavirus is for the government to pursue local lockdowns, targeting new outbreaks.

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