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UK's ONS estimates about 1 in 65 people in England had COVID in latest figures

· 02/05/2021 07:05
UK's ONS estimates about 1 in 65 people in England had COVID in latest figures

- About one in 65 people in England are estimated to have had COVID-19 in the week ending Jan. 30, Britain's Office for National Statistics said on Friday, a decline from the week before when it was one in 55.

The ONS estimated that about 850,000 people in England had the virus, saying the prevalence of the disease remained high.


(Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by James Davey)

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