Experts said the reproduction rate of coronavirus is between 0.7 and 0.9 across the UK, and between 0.8 and 1 across England.
But it is slightly higher in seven UK regions.
In the southwest of England, SAGE put it between 0.8 and 1.1.
The R is the number of people that one infected person will pass the virus on to, on average.
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