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English COVID-19 prevalence rises to 1 in 440 in latest week – Metro US

English COVID-19 prevalence rises to 1 in 440 in latest week

People wear protective masks as they walk with suitcases through
People wear protective masks as they walk with suitcases through the city centre, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manchester

LONDON (Reuters) – The prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England is estimated to have risen to 1 in 440 people in the week to June 19 from 1 in 520 the week before, Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Friday.

There were 122,500 people within the community population in England who were estimated to have had COVID-19 during the week, the ONS said, up from 105,000.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Kate Holton)

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