COVID prevalence in England drops, 1 in 80 infected

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 vaccinations in Folkestone

LONDON (Reuters) - The prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England decreased in the week ended Feb.6, with around 695,400 people infected, equivalent to about one in 80 people, said the Office for National Statistics on Friday.

In the previous week, the ONS estimated the prevalence to be one in 65 people.

(Reporting by Sarah Young; editing by Paul Sandle)