Nottinghamshire's latest coronavirus R-rate revealed

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Nottinghamshire's R-rate has started to decrease, according to public health bosses.

Health officials in the county have estimated the rate of reproduction for Covid-19 currently sits at around 0.8 and 0.9.

This is taking into account the entire city and the wider county together.

England's estimated R-rate is around 0.7 to 0.9, meaning the growth rate is roughly -5% to -2% each day.

The last time the R number fell below 1 was in the week of July 31, where it ranged between 0.8-0.9.

If the R-value is at 1, it means that each person with Covid-19 is infecting one other person, on average.

Just last week Nottinghamshire's R-rate was estimated to be between 0.9 and 1.1, meaning it has dropped in the past week as of February 19.

Despite this positive news, public health bosses have urged people to stick

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