chroniclelive.co.uk 08 Apr, 2021 03:45 am

Covid prevalence fell by 60 per cent in one month during lockdown

Covid prevalence fell by 60 per cent in one month during lockdown
Data suggests the vaccine rollout could be "breaking the link" between infections, deaths and hospital admissions

From February to March, the rate of infection fell in all age groups and regions with recent data suggesting the decline is "levelling off".Researchers found there have been “big falls” in prevalence of the virus in the South East and London from February to March, but there remain “persistent areas of higher prevalence” of the virus in the southern part of Yorkshire, and parts of the East Midlands and the North West.While on average there had been an overall decline in Covid prevalence over the whole of February and March, researchers observed last month’s data indicated this had flattened off.Covid-19 prevalence decreased across all age groups between February and March, with the highest prevalence now among five to 12-year-olds and lowest in those aged 65 and above.

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