The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 across England has dropped by nearly 30% in a single week, according to the latest statistics.
Test and Trace figures show 196,257 people tested positive for coronavirus at least once in the week to January 27.
This was a 29% drop compared to the previous week, and almost half the 389,946 who tested positive in the first week of January.
It is the lowest figure since mid-December, suggesting England’s national lockdown is having an impact on case numbers.
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