Coronavirus Outbreak at Walkers crisp factory!

A total of 28 Walkers employees have tested positive for coronavirus at a factory in Leicester, the company has confirmed. Leicester became the first area to be locked down locally in the UK on Monday night.

A spokesperson for the company said: ‘We have shared our data and analysis with the health authorities and they support the view that our situation reflects transmission in the community and we do not have a transmission issue on site.

‘In light of the recent increase in cases in Leicester, we have been proactively reinforcing the importance of continued vigilance on site.’