Worries that crucial ‘R’ number ‘could be as high as one in parts of England’ | ITV News

The reproductive rate of coronavirus could be as high as one in some parts of England, the government’s chief scientific adviser has warned.

The overall UK R value remains unchanged since the easing of lockdown measures at between 0.7 and 0.9, Sir Patrick Vallance told a virtual briefing with journalists on Friday.

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