This briefing covered the latest report from the largest community coronavirus testing programme, REACT. The report includes swab tests carried out on 300,000 people across England between the end of July and start of September, including estimates of coronavirus prevalence, R, and breakdowns by age, geography and demographics.
Prof Paul Elliott, FMedSci, Director of the REACT programme, and Chair in Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Imperial College London
Prof Steven Riley, Professor of Infectious Disease Dynamics, Imperial College London
This Briefing was accompanied by an SMC Roundup of Comments.