UK reports another 10,476 coronavirus cases

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How COVID-19 pandemic opened up immense talents of Nigerian scientists - Buhari

Britain has reported another 10,476 Coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour, bringing the total number of Coronavirus cases in the country to 4,610,893, according to official figures released on Friday.

The country also recorded another 11 coronavirus-related death.

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 127,956.

These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.

Meanwhile, England’s Coronavirus reproduction number, also known as the R number, remains unchanged at between 1.2 and 1.4, according to latest estimates.

The R number represents the average number of people each person with COVID-19 goes on to infect.

According to the data, every 10 people will infect approximately between 12 and 14 others.

When the figure is above one, it indicates the outbreak is growing exponentially.

Earlier on Friday, Public Health England (PHE) said the Delta variant first identified in…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper