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Covid-19 Cases Falling in U.K. But Infection Levels Still Remain High

  • Prevalence of Covid-19 cases dropped by a third in February
  • Omicron subvariant accounted for at least 50% of swabs sampled

The number of Covid-19 cases in England dropped substantially in February from January’s high when the omicron surge was at its peak, a large study found. 

New infections fell by a third in February although the overall prevalence of cases is still the second highest on record since the pandemic began, according to the latest round of results from the React-1 study.