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Covid-19 news: Estimated coronavirus infections have fallen in England

By Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Victoria Jones/PA Wire/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 5 June Estimated covid-19 infections have fallen in England The estimated number of people who have had covid-19 in England has fallen in May, according to provisional results from a random swab testing survey by the Office… Read More »

Coronavirus: Government criticised over use of testing data

The UK’s statistics watchdog has criticised the government over its handling of coronavirus testing data. The chairman of the UK Statistics Authority says presentation of figures appeared to be aimed at showing “the largest possible number of tests, even at the expense of understanding”. Sir David Norgrove has written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock saying… Read More »

WHO and other experts say no evidence of coronavirus losing potency

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency. FILE PHOTO: Technical Lead for the World Health Organization (WHO) Maria Van Kerkhove attends a… Read More »