Here's What The Coronavirus R Rate Is Near You

Official figures published on Friday suggest England's R rate has risen to between 0.9 and 1.2.
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England’s Covid R number has risen and is now between 0.9 and 1.2, according to the latest government figures.

Last week it was estimated to between 0.8 and 1.0.

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 (up from 0.8 to 1.1)

London – 0.9 to 1.1 (up from 0.8 to 1.0)

Midlands – 0.9 to 1.2 (up from 0.8 to 1.0)

North-east and Yorkshire – 0.9 to 1.1 (up from 0.8 to 1.0)

North-west – 0.9 to 1.1 (up from 0.8 to 1.0)

South-east – 0.9 to 1.2 (up from 0.8 to 1.0)

South west – 0.9 to 1.2 (up from 0.8 to 1.1)

The latest estimates are provided by the UK Health Security Agency.

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