On October 7, local time, data released by the Office for National Statistics of the United Kingdom showed that the infection rate of new crown virus in parts of the country has increased.
According to estimates by the Office for National Statistics, excluding the number of confirmed cases in public facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes, the number of new coronavirus infections in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland recently exceeded 2% of the total local population.
Specifically, from September 18 to 24, a total of 1,105,400 people in England were infected with the new crown virus, accounting for about 2.03% of the total local population, which is equivalent to 1 infection in every 50 local people; September 20-26 In Wales, a total of 63,400 people were infected with the new crown virus, accounting for about 2.09% of the total local population, which is equivalent to 1 infection in every 50 local people.
The Office for National Statistics said the infection rate of the new coronavirus in England continued to rise, Northern Ireland increased, and the trend of infection in Wales and Scotland was not yet clear.
(Headquarters reporter Gao Zhan Kang Yubin)