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Covid-19: Growth in cases may be slowing in England – BBC News

The R number in England appears to have fallen, a study suggests, although case numbers remain high.



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The growth in cases of coronavirus may be slowing down, the largest study of the infection in England suggests.
A team at Imperial College London analysed samples from 84,000 people chosen at random from across the country.
They said the R number, the virus’s reproduction number, appears to have fallen since measures including the “rule of six” were introduced.
However, they warn cases are high, with one in every 200 people infected.
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