Coronavirus Information

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National Lockdown and Spring Response - 2021

A national lockdown was announced by the Prime Minister on Monday 4th January 2021.

More details about what you can and cannot do during the current lockdown can be seen on the Government website.

The Government has also published a 'roadmap' with details of the key dates and arrangements for exiting the current lockdown, during Spring 2021. Details can be seen on the Government website.

You can also view this summary of the steps which are being taken to move out of lockdown over the coming months.


LLR Prepared Website

LLR Prepared is the Local Resilience Forum that delivers emergency planning for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The LLR Prepared website can be accessed here.


Transport to appointments during the pandemic

A number of community based organisations and charities are offering transport to appointments for people who require support with getting to appointments, including Covid vaccination and other medical appointments.

You can find out more about the community transport provision in your area, in this section of the website.


Rapid Community Testing for Covid

You may be eligible for a rapid asymptomatic community test (lateral flow test) if:

  • you are key worker;
  • you are not currently able to work from home;
  • you do not currently have symptoms of Coronavirus

You can find details of the places in Leicestershire and Leicester City which are offering free, rapid community-based Covid tests on this section of the website.


Information and Support

As we know, the impacts of the current outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone, all over the world.

Here in Leicestershire, we are committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all of our residents and communities.

We will continue to post relevant information regarding Coronavirus here on the Leicestershire Communities website.

Below are a series of links to other websites providing information about Coronavirus.

If you are concerned that you may have symptoms of Coronavirus, contact NHS 111.