Here's What The Coronavirus R Rate Is Near You

Official figures published on Friday suggest England's R rate has remained steady.
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England’s Covid R rate remained steady, according to the latest government figures.

The UK Health Security Agency said on Friday the reproduction number is between 0.9 and 1.1, the same as last week.

If R is greater than 1 the epidemic is generally seen to be growing; if R is less than 1 the epidemic is shrinking.

Here’s what the R rate is in each region of England:

East of England - 0.9 to 1.2 (unchanged)

London – 0.9 to 1.1 (unchanged)

Midlands – 0.9 to 1.1 (down from 0.9 to 1.2)

North-east and Yorkshire – 0.9 to 1.1 ( down from 1.0 to 1.1)

North-west – 0.9 to 1.1 (unchanged)

South-east – 0.9 to 1.1 (down from 0.9 to 1.2)

South west –0.9 to 1.1 (down from 0.9 to 1.2)