English COVID-19 prevalence rises slightly in latest week - ONS

A passenger leaves an Express Testing site at the Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England is estimated to have risen to 1 in 560 people in the week to June 5 from 1 in 640 the week before, Britain's Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Friday.

There were 96,800 people within the community population in England who were estimated to have had COVID-19 during the week, the ONS said, up from 85,600.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Sarah Young)

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