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Covid: Infections levelling off in some areas – scientist – BBC News

A further 1,564 deaths were recorded on Wednesday – the biggest daily total since the pandemic began.

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The coronavirus growth rate is slowing in the UK and the number of infections are starting to level off in some areas, a top scientist has said.
Prof Neil Ferguson told the BBC that in some NHS regions there is a “sign of plateauing” in cases and hospital admissions.
But he warned the overall death toll would exceed 100,000.
It has taken the total number of deaths by that measure to 84,767. There were also 47,525 new cases.
It comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the national lockdown measures…

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