UK issues coronavirus warning: R-rate likely to be at 1 or above in these SEVEN regions

UK issues coronavirus warning: R-rate likely to be at 1 or above in these SEVEN regions

Experts said the reproduction rate of coronavirus is between 0.7 and 0.9 across the UK, and between 0.8 and 1 across England. But it is slightly higher in seven UK regions. In the southwest of England, SAGE put it between 0.8 and 1.1.

London, the Midlands, the North West and the South East are at 0.8 – 1.

The North East and Yorkshire is at 0.7 – 1.

The R is the number of people that one infected person will pass the virus on to, on average.

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Published at Fri, 12 Jun 2020 14:48:00 +0000