Coronavirus cases are rising in 36 local authorities across England – sparking fears MORE Leicester-style lockdowns are coming.
Covid-19 is on the rise in areas including Sandwell and Walsall, with 36 of 151 local authorities facing spikes.
The worrying rise in Leicester has seen a lockdown imposed in the East Midlands city, with shops shutting, schools closing and travel in and out prohibited.
The government admitted on Tuesday morning it will “change” the law to ensure the lockdown in Leicester, with fears more could come.
Pubs are due to re-open this Saturday, alongside hairdressers, restaurants, hotels and cafes.
According to new maps, 36 flare ups in coronavirus cases are possible over the coming days and weeks.
Lockdowns will be imposed by the government at a local level if an authority suffers a spike in Covid-19 cases.
The cities, towns, counties and boroughs which saw coronavirus cases rise to June 22 include Barking and Dagenham, Brent, Derbyshire and Doncaster.
Ealing, Enfield, Gateshead, Gloucestershire and Haringey are also included in the 36-strong list.
As well as Leicester, areas in the West Midlands are included, like Sandwell and Walsall.
Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow and Havering are also included, as well as the Isle of Wight, Medway, Milton Keynes and Plymouth.
Elsewhere in the south, Portsmouth has seen a rise, as well as Redbridge, Redcar, Richmond upin Thames and Cleveland.
Slough, Suffolk and Sunderland are also impacted, as well as Tower Hamlets and Wakefield, and Wandsworth.
Westminster and Wigan complete the list, alongside Windsor and Maidenhead and York.