A number of schools across Leicester and Leicestershire have started to close or partially close as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Coronavirus (COVID-19) - updated advice This guidance will assist schools and educational settings for the autumn term. Five schools in Leicester are forced to close after 'no more' than 10 staff and two pupils test positive for coronavirus. Coronavirus is putting huge pressure on schools with thousands of pupils, teachers and other staff members currently self-isolating across Leicester and Leicestershire. We are seeing a significant increase in coronavirus cases in Leicester. 12:59, 22 DEC 2020 One in 30 people using rapid result kits in Leicester test positive for coronavirus Schools across the UK are taking drastic action to protect against Covid-19 as the illness continues to spread across Europe amid fears of a global pandemic. Your council Coronavirus Latest information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) for Leicester. Leicester and Leicestershire pupils will be among the earliest in the country to return on Wednesday. A Leicestershire secondary school has closed because of a suspected case of coronavirus. News, information and campaigns on the impact of Covid-19 in our region. Leicester is going back into lockdown after a spike in local coronavirus cases. Non-essential shops in the city will be closed again from today - and schools … Leicester Public Schools » About » covid-19 A Message from the District As local news outlets continue to report, the spread of the Coronavirus continues to impacting a growing number of schools and communities across the Commonwealth. Schools and non-essential shops in Leicester have been ordered to close amid a rise in coronavirus cases. The return of lockdown measures were … Please call us on 0116 454 1120 or email: schools.extranet@leicester.gov.uk.