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Coronavirus: Local data call, furlough changes and lockdown eating habits


Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 BST.

1. Call for better local virus data

The government must act more quickly to provide local authorities with data about potential spikes in coronavirus cases in their areas. The demand from the British Medical Association comes after criticism that information came too slowly in Leicester. The city is, of course, now subject to the UK's first local lockdown. Read more on how it'll be enforced and why it's seen a spike ...


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