About 130,000 people in the UK are estimated to have had coronavirus in the week to 10 April, down sharply from 185,000 people the previous week, estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest.
This is 0.2% of the population – or one in 500 people.
The ONS say that infections "decreased" in every nation of the UK.
In England, one in 480 people are estimated to be testing positive for coronavirus, compared with one in 340 last week. It is the lowest figure since the week to 19 September 2020, when the estimate stood at one in 500.In Scotland, one in 500 people ar