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COVID-19 prevalence in England has stopped falling, slightly higher this week, ONS says - Metro US

COVID-19 prevalence in England has stopped falling, slightly higher this week, ONS says

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in St Albans

LONDON (Reuters) – An estimated 1 in 340 people in England had COVID-19 in latest figures from Britain’s Office For National Statistics, a slightly higher prevalence compared to the 1 in 370 figure given last week.

“In England, the percentage of people testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) was likely level over the two weeks up to 3 April 2021; we estimate that 161,900 people within the community population in England had COVID-19,” the ONS said in its weekly infection survey.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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