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Daily coronavirus cases doubled in England in a week

Christian Fernsby |
The average daily number of coronavirus cases in England has doubled in a week, an infection survey by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Friday, feeding concern that the epidemic is once again growing exponentially.

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Topics: ENGLAND   

The ONS estimate said new cases of coronavirus in England were around 17,200 per day in the latest week to Oct. 1, compared to 8,400 per day in the previous week.

The daily breakdown of the ONS figures showed that on Oct. 1, estimated daily cases had risen to 21,300.

The ONS looks to estimate infection numbers in the community beyond those who have been tested, giving an estimate of prevalence that is unaffected by testing capacity.

An estimated 224,400 people in England had coronavirus in the latest week, or 1 in 240 people, a 92% increase in infections compared to the previous week.

It highlighted areas such as the North East, North West and Yorkshire as suffering the highest rates of infections.

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