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Which areas in the UK are COVID-19 hotspots?

With Leicester going into lockdown with all non-essential shops being closed after a local outbreak, where else in the UK is at risk of seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases?

A new leaked government document has revealed officials are concerned about 36 COVID-19 hotspots nationwide. Leicester currently has over 135 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases per 100,000 people, which is more than three times more cases than the closest city. Bradford has 42 cases per 100,000 people, Barnely at 34, Rochdale at 31 and Oldham at 28.

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