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UK coronavirus reproduction rate rises to 0.8-1

Fri, 7th Aug 2020 13:46

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The reproduction number of the
coronavirus among people in the United Kingdom has risen to
0.8-1, Britain's health ministry said on Friday.

Last week, the R rate stood at 0.8-0.9, itself up from
0.7-0.9 the previous week.

"We are starting to see early indications that these values
may be increasing," the health ministry said.

"This is not yet fully reflected in these estimates because
the data used to calculate R and growth rate reflect the
situation from a few weeks ago. It is also important to
recognise that these are estimates, and there is a high degree
of uncertainty with them."
(Writing by William Schomberg; editing by Stephen Addison)

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