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Coronavirus: First regional lockdown, PM’s ‘brand-new offer’ and schools plan

Coronavirus: First regional lockdown, PM’s ‘brand-new offer’ and schools plan
Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Tuesday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 BST.1. City shuts downLeicester is waking up to the UK's first local lockdown this morning. Between six and 10 people in the city are being admitted to hospital with Covid-19 every day…

Here are 5 things you require to learn about the coronavirus outbreak this Tuesday early morning. We’ll have another update for you at 18: 00 BST.

1. City shuts down

Leicester is waking up to the UK’s first local lockdown this morning. Between 6 and 10 individuals in the city are being admitted to hospital with Covid-19 every day compared to approximately one somewhere else in England, triggering the government to reimpose restrictions. Non-essential shops and schools will close, and the broader resuming of bars, dining establishments and so on due throughout England on Saturday will not take place. Learn more information here.

2. PM’s ‘brand-new offer’

Boris Johnson will assure to “develop back much better” as he reveals strategies to invest billions of pounds on infrastructure investment to reduce the economic impact of coronavirus.

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President Roosevelt’s New Deal was a reaction to mass unemployment and extensive poverty during the Depression.

Back-to-school strategies

A leaked draft of the plans for England, released by the Huffington Post. reveals whole year groups will form “bubbles”, possibly with separate start and finish times. It comes as a group of charities alerts kids are facing “unmatched risks” to their futures as an outcome of the pandemic, and need to be prioritised.

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For Jennifer and her kids, the past couple of weeks have been very difficult.

4. 100 days of lockdown

BBC Newsbeat has actually been following the lives of youths in one town, Telford, to discover how lockdown has actually changed them. From the local footballer who has no idea what will happen to his career to the rapper who believed 2020 would be his finest year yet, it’s a microcosm of the UK as a whole. For some the easing of constraints is bringing stress rather than relief – checked out one female’s story.

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Esther, Tim, Adam and Molly have told the BBC about their lockdown experiences.

5. ‘Never to forget’

Numerous heath and care employees in the UK have lost their lives to Covid-19 Now a project by the London Symphony Chorus is commemorating them.

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