COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Increase as the NHS Test and Trace App is Launched
In just one week, the number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 60%, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
It was recorded by the ONS that last week, around 6,000 positive Coronavirus cases were recorded each day as opposed to this week being approximately 9,600 per day.
Altogether, from 13th to 19th September, around 1 in 500 people have the virus. The rates are highest in the 17 to 24 age category and more prevalent in the Yorkshire, Humber, North West/East and London areas.