Significant rise in COVID-19 infections across England, medical chief says

LONDON (Reuters) - England is seeing a significant rate of increase in COVID-19 infections across virtually the whole country, Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on Saturday ahead of the expected announcement of new national lockdown measures. 'Across virtually the entire country now, there is a significant rate of increase,' Whitty said at a news conference. (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton; writing by Alistair Smout)

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LONDON (Reuters) - England is seeing a significant rate of increase in COVID-19 infections across virtually the whole country, Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on Saturday ahead of the expected announcement of new national lockdown measures.

"Across virtually the entire country now, there is a significant rate of increase," Whitty said at a news conference.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton; writing by Alistair Smout)

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