Infections plunge for a third week
Daily Express|September 25, 2021
CORONAVIRUS infections in the community in England have fallen for the third week in a row, figures suggest.
Hanna Geissler

One in 90 people, or a total of 620,100, had the virus in the week to September 18, according to an Office for National Statistics infection survey.

This was down from one in 80 and one in 70 in the previous two weeks.

The estimated R number for England also dropped below the crucial threshold of one, as it stayed between 0.8 and 1.0 – down from 0.9 to 1.1 last week.

Confident

The figure represents how many people each infected person will pass the virus to.

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