Covid-19 alert: R number rises in the UK again, new infections now at highest level since the start of this year – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Covid-19 alert: R number rises in the UK again, new infections now at highest level since the start of this year




The R number has risen in the UK again, with new infections now at their highest level since the start of this year.

The R number is now believed to be between 1.1 and 1.3, which means that an infected individual will go to infect between 11 and 13 others.

The scientific community is sounding the alarm as new infections are on the rise across most of the UK.

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