Breaking News

Coronavirus: Infections increasing across England, new official statistics show

The number of coronavirus infections in the community in England has risen over recent weeks – new data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has suggested.

A statement from the agency said: “Modelling of the rate of new infections over time suggests that there is now some evidence that the incidence of new infections has increased in recent weeks.

The statement added: “While the percentage of individuals testing positive for Covid-19 has decreased since the start of the study (26 April 2020), there is now evidence to suggest that it has been rising slightly in recent weeks.

Download the new Independent Premium app

Sharing the full story, not just the headlines

“Further analysis indicates that we can be confident that there was a real small increase in the most recent estimated daily infection rate when compared with the lowest daily rate from the last six weeks, which was 0.05%”.

More follows…

Article source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-england-infections-rising-new-lockdown-north-a9647681.html

Related posts

Australian police raid home of opposition MP Shaoquett Moselmane over alleged ties to China

Times of News

‘This is insane’ BBC’s Kuenssberg warns PM of Tory revolt after Javid shock Cabinet exit

Times of News

Man arrested after prayer leader stabbed inside London mosque

Times of News