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Covid infection rates fall across most of England, Northern Ireland and Scotland

New ONS figures reveal the impact of stricter lockdown measures

The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus is falling across almost all of England, as well as in Northern Ireland and Scotland, as new figures reveal the impact of tighter restrictions on transmission.

According to the Office for National Statistics, which carries out weekly swab testing of randomly selected households and captures symptomatic and asymptomatic infections, about 1 in 105 people in the community in England had the coronavirus between 22 and 28 November, compared with about 1 in 85 the week before.

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