Enderby, together with Braunstone Town, Thorpe Astley, Whetstone, Glen Parva are all seeing higher rates of coronavirus. Between 22 August and 05 September there have been 68 cases reported.
A message from the District Council stresses the need to take steps to protect one another in order to avoid further restrictions.
It’s vital we keep taking steps to protect one another and avoid further restrictions.
A special Coronavirus Newsletter issued by the District Council urges people to “Wash your hands regularly, wear a face covering (if you can) and stay apart from people you don’t live with. It’s down to us to control the virus.
“We all want to see family, friends and get together with people who don’t live with us, and for life to return to normal.. For now, we need to stay apart so we can be together again. This means meeting in groups of six or less.
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Always wear a face covering when on public transport or in any confined public space
Keep 2 metres apart from people outside of your household at all times”.
To prevent a return to more stringent lock-down measures in Enderby it is important to control the virus.
More information is available at more at: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/
Get tested – only if you have coronavirus symptoms
If you’re self-isolating because someone you’re in contact with has tested positive, you must self-isolate for 14 days. You don’t need to book a test, unless you go on to develop symptoms yourself. Remember the main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- High temperature
- Continuous new cough
- Loss of smell
- Loss of taste
Residents can book a test Online via the NHS website or call 119.
As more people are tested, the number of cases is likely to increase.
The most important steps to stop further spread of the virus are:
- If you have symptoms, self-isolate at home for 10 days
- Don’t wait – book a test immediately
- Your household members need to self-isolate for 14 days
- If you test positive, you’ll be contacted by the NHS Test and Trace team, and they’ll advise anyone you’ve had contact with the self-isolate too