CORONAVIRUS has been “virtually eliminated” in parts of the UK with vaccines leading to nearly zero cases and deaths in many areas.
As many as eight million Brits are living in areas with close to zero cases, according to new Department of Health data.
Approximately 1,065 out of the UK’s 6,792 districts had fewer than three new covid cases reported in the week up to February 24 – although that could obviously mean those areas had no cases whatsoever.
The Department of Health refuses to release numbers below three amid fears individual sufferers could be identified and face public retribution.
Devon and Cornwall are the counties with the most districts reporting three or fewer cases, with the North West having the most new cases.
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