Surrey Plan Published For Localised Lockdown

The prospect of a localised lockdown in Surrey has been addressed in a local plan for the County.

The Local Outbreak Control Plan is the result of intense planning from the NHS, Surrey County Council and military planners.  The plan outlines its readiness to manage any local spike in Covid-19 infections. It is likely that outbreak control measures will be used in specific settings such as schools, care homes, workplaces, and hospitals rather than whole town or area ‘lockdowns’.  Leicester has been the first city in the UK to experience a localised lockdown after an increase in Coronavirus cases.  

Chief Constable of Surrey Police, Gavin Stephens, has advised how a localised lockdown can be avoided: