According to a recent estimate, the UK corona virus reproduction number – known as R – ranges from 0.7 to 1.1.
R indicates the number of persons the affected person will pass Covit19 In.
That is, on average, 7 to 11 people will be infected for every 10 people infected.
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Last week it was 0.8 to 1, according to the Scientific Advisory Committee on Emergencies (SAGE).
The higher limit is assumed to be below the regional variations in number.
The latest growth rate range is -5% to 0%, which means that the number of new infections is widely flattened or shrinks to 5% every day.
With the breakdown of different parts of the UK, some areas had a limit of less than one – i.e. the number of new infections is declining.
The UK ranges from 0.7 to 0.9 in the east, London from 0.6 to 0.9 and the southeast from 0.7 to 0.9.
The remaining English areas ranged from 0.8 to 1.1.
It is coming ONS released the figures The number of people hospitalized in the UK with the corona virus is declining.
For the week ended January 24, COVID-19 enrollment nationwide dropped to 33.51 per 100,000, down from 35.64 per 100,000.
This is the lowest enrollment rate in the UK in 2021.
These latest numbers paint a mixed picture, but the vaccine will turn out in our favor
Technical Reporter Roland Mandorb Analysis
Last week the R number was set at 0.8 to 1.0. This week it is 0.7 to 1.1, so it is falling and rising at the same time. According to the UK’s best scientific mind, the country’s corona virus outbreak is getting better … but getting worse.
If you do not know what to do with this – come to the club. When the locking appears to be working, bringing in daily cases and hospital admissions, it is not clear how well it works. Will the cases continue to fall? Or will they remain at a higher rate – or will they start rising again?
Based on today’s data, the answer may be good: all of the above.
After the first lockout, growth rates in the UK varied sharply. In London, they fell sharply and were at a low ebb. Further north, they declined, but never reached a comfortable low, and then re-emerged in places like Leicester.
Today’s regional growth rates show that history is repeating itself. In London, the government has kept the growth rate at -7 to -2. In the North East and Yorkshire it is as high as +2. The virus can also grow in the Midlands and the North West.
That’s why the range of today’s R rate is so large, it’s too early to declare why the lock “works”. It may start to work well, but it is likely to be due to the vaccine – hopefully we will see its results sooner rather than later.
Over three nights, Sky News will present a series of special programs exploring the UK response to the epidemic.
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