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England Covid infection rates doubled in over-65s between September and October

Scientists in React study warn virus is spreading from schoolchildren into more vulnerable age groups

Covid infection rates roughly doubled in the over-65s between September and October, according to researchers at Imperial College London who warn the virus is spreading from schoolchildren into more vulnerable age groups.

Scientists on the React-1 study analysed about 67,000 swabs taken across England between 19 and 29 October, and found higher rates of infection in every region apart from Yorkshire and the Humber when compared to September.

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