Article taken from: www.economist.com
There are growing numbers of the latter, with more people approving of Mr Johnson’s performance than at any point since the early stages of the pandemic. As a result of this and a tight lockdown, cases have collapsed from almost 900 per 1m people in January to fewer than 50 (see chart). Thus Britain is grappling with something that will soon confront much of the West: how to manage the transition to a world in which covid-19 is less deadly. […] Of England’s 343 local authorities, which tend to have more success finding cases, 59 are involved in a “Local-0” pilot, taking responsibility for tracing all cases in the area. […] That may seem low, but when the virus is rare and millions of tests are in use, it means that lots of positive results are false.
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