The vast majority of those who follow the rules have enabled those of us outside Leicester to avoid a second lockdown so far.
I see my role as being that of an honest broker in a fluid situation. I’m determined not to put information out because I want to be first with the news.
What I learned after a local Labour activist wrote to me on the basis of a newspaper report about the virus locally.
I’ve faith that people are focused on that bigger picture, which drives reported levels of understanding and appreciation, if not necessarily popularity.
I’m acutely aware that in our rural communities, where we are a few weeks behind major cities, knowing someone in hospital is more rare.
My casework system has seen 400 plus new emails from residents and businesses entered onto it, for the most part each of which represents a new case.
I’m putting out regular videos about the reasons for social distancing and self-isolation, and why the Government is adopting the testing strategy that it is.