Coronavirus infections still rising rapidly – BBC News

Coronavirus infections are continuing to rise rapidly, with an estimated 27,900 new cases a day in England, the Office for National Statistics says.

This figure is far higher than the number of confirmed cases announced by the government each day.

The R number has risen slightly to 1.3-1.5, with growth of the epidemic still widespread across the country.

Source: Coronavirus infections still rising rapidly – BBC News