England's COVID prevalence drops for second week, ONS says

A man walks past a sign encouraging people to get their COVID-19 vaccine doses in Manchester

LONDON (Reuters) - The prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England fell back to about 1 in 65 people in the week ending Nov. 13, Britain's Office for National Statistics said on Friday, dropping for a second week after hitting its highest level of the year.

Prevalence had been 1 in 60 people in previous week. Recorded cases and estimated prevalence of infection have both dropped back from peaks hit before a school half-term holiday at the end of last month.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by William James)

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