The number of new Covid cases across the city and county confirmed today has been revealed, on the day the four steps out of lockdown were announced.
In total there were new 272 new infections identified - 127 in Leicester and 145 spread across Leicestershire.
Blaby recorded 24 new cases while Charnwood added 35 to its rolling toll.
Harborough added 18 and Hinckley and Bosworth reported 17.
North West Leicestershire saw 27 new cases confirmed with 19 in Oadby and Wigston and just five in Melton.
The new cases, updated today at 4pm, mean that the total number of cases across the city and county since the start of the pandemic area by area are :
Hinckley and Bosworth: 5,554
North West Leicestershire: 5,365
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