England’s R number falls slightly to between 1.1 and 1.4


England’s R number has fallen slightly to between 1.1 and 1.4, official data shows.

Last week it was between 1.2 and 1.4.

England’s R number is highest in the East, where it is between 1.3 and 1.5. It is lowest in the North West (1.0 to 1.2).

The daily growth rate of coronavirus infections in England was estimated at between 2% and 5%, down on the previous week when it was between 4% and 6%.