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England: Covid cases have doubled under most local lockdowns

Exclusive: Leaders and experts blame confusing rules for rise in infections in 11 of 16 locations

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Coronavirus cases have doubled in the majority of English cities and towns that are subject to long-term local lockdowns, Guardian analysis has found, amid growing concern that restrictions are confusing and done “on the cheap”.

In 11 out of 16 English cities and towns where restrictions were imposed nine weeks ago, the infection rate has at least doubled, with cases in five areas of Greater Manchester rising faster than the England average in that time.

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