REACT-1 study of coronavirus transmission: June 2020 results

During period 19 June to 8 July 2020, SARS-CoV-2 virus was circulating with relatively low prevalence and was declining; overall prevalence of infection in community was 0.077% (of 159,199 swab results, 123 were positive), which was lower than prevalence of 0.13% during May 2020.

SPS commentary:

This is the second report from the country’s largest study on coronavirus rates of infection, involving 150,000 volunteers tested across England between 19 June and 8 July.


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