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Coronavirus infection rates in England are continuing to show signs of levelling off – but the picture across the UK is mixed, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.

In Wales and Northern Ireland, infections have been decreasing in recent weeks – but in Scotland, they seem to be rising.

Plans for post-lockdown tiers in England are being announced.

Most of England is expected to be placed in the two toughest tiers.

The ONS figures are based on thousands of people tested for the virus in households across the UK, whether they have symptoms or not.

Of those tested in the week to 21 November, one person tested positive out of every:

  • 85 in England
  • 115 in Scotland
  • 145 in Northern Ireland
  • 185 in Wales

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According to the ONS estimates, rates in England increased in the East Midlands and North East that week, while continuing to fall in the North West.

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Coronavirus infection rates in England are continuing to show signs of levelling off – but the picture across the UK is mixed, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.Coronavirus infection rates in England are continuing to show signs of levelling off – but the picture across the UK is mixed, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.Coronavirus infection rates in England are continuing to show signs of levelling off – but the picture across the UK is mixed, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.Coronavirus infection rates in England are continuing to show signs of levelling off – but the picture across the UK is mixed, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.