U.K. coronavirus infections fell by one-third during lockdown, study finds

CBC News published this video item, entitled “U.K. coronavirus infections fell by one-third during lockdown, study finds” – below is their description.

A second national lockdown in the United Kingdom appears to have slowed the spread of COVID-19, according to a study from the Imperial College in London.  

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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

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  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
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