Leicester Metropolis are to hunt authorities recommendation after the UK authorities imposed a localised lockdown on the world following a spike in COVID-19 circumstances.
Ten % of recorded infections within the UK final week occurred within the metropolis, that means all non-essential retailers should shut from Tuesday, in addition to most faculties.
Well being secretary Matt Hancock has additionally warned native residents to remain at dwelling and keep away from all however non-essential journey in a bid to forestall an extra spike of infections.
Leicester Metropolis are to hunt authorities recommendation after the town was put into lockdown on Monday
A spike in COVID-19 circumstances imply all non-essential retailers should shut in addition to native faculties
Leicester host Crystal Palace subsequent weekend and wish to know if that sport can nonetheless go forward
Leicester are resulting from host Crystal Palace on the King Energy stadium subsequent Saturday and now need clarification over whether or not that sport can go forward as deliberate.
If not, the Premier League has a number of different grounds on standby, however Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers remains to be hopeful the sport will likely be performed on dwelling turf.
‘Nothing has modified when it comes to how now we have been working to this point all through this example,’ mentioned Rodgers.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes the membership’s stadium stays a really secure surroundings
‘I’ve all the time mentioned we are going to react accordingly. We’ve got to have agility on this interval. I believe on this second in time we’re within the most secure place we could be when it comes to our work, the stadium additionally.
‘It’s a very secure surroundings for the video games to be in. We are going to simply preserve working till we’re advised in any other case.’
Rodgers was additionally requested if he feared his aspect can be at a drawback if they’re compelled to play at a impartial floor. ‘It’s one thing I’m not actually pondering of. It’s all hypothetical in the mean time. We are going to simply proceed with our work.’
Previous to subsequent weekend’s conflict, Leicester journey to Goodison Park to face Everton on Wednesday on the again of a 1-Zero defeat by Chelsea within the FA Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.
Well being secretary Matt Hancock has additionally warned native residents in Leicester to remain at dwelling