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UK's coronavirus R rate drops to as low as 1.2

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The UK's estimated COVID-19 R number has dropped to 1.2-1.4 in the week ending 23 October
The R number that shows how rapidly coronavirus is spreading could have dropped in the UK to 1.2.
Latest estimates put the crucial figure at between 1.2 and 1.4 for the week ending October 23.
This is down on the previous week when it was thought to have been between 1.3 and 1.5.
The reproduction number is the average number of secondary infections produced by a single infected person.
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Hope As Coronavirus R Rate Drops Slightly To Between 1.2 And 1.4 Across UK

Hope As Coronavirus R Rate Drops Slightly To Between 1.2 And 1.4 Across UK

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

The Covid-19 R rate has fallen slightly to between 1.2 and 1.4, the official estimate by government scientists says. Experts from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies also said that the growth rate of the virus was between +3% and +6% across the whole of the UK. The value is the estimate for the reproduction number, or R rate, for coronavirus transmission. Any R rate above 1.0 means that the pandemic is growing. Last week, the R value was estimated to be between 1.3 and 1.5, and the growth rate between +4% and +7%. An R number between 1.2 and 1.4 means that on average every 10...
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Coronavirus R rate drops slightly but still as high as 1.4 across the UK

Coronavirus R rate drops slightly but still as high as 1.4 across the UK

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies said the R now had a growth rate range of 3% to 6% a day
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