Coronavirus R rate feared to have risen above 1

The southwest of England has the country’s highest coronavirus reproduction rate with an R rate of 0.8-1.1, meaning that carriers are likely to spread the virus to at least one other person

this is so sad that the goverment is continuing to open lockdown despite the suffering
when will the goverment realise that to many lives has been lost
when will it end

The government of both UK and USA are now focussing on the economy, some might think at the expense of people’s health.

I wonder just how long the 2 metre rule will last? In the US they stipulated 6 feet, or 1.8 metres just because Americans don’t do metric!