▫ 68,536 COVID cases in 7 days on the UK government dashboard (+41%)
▫ 4,426 hospital admissions in 7 days (+20.5%)
▫ 4,886 patients currently in hospital (+6.2)
▫ 130 patients currently in ICU (+6.6%)
▫ 343 deaths in 7 days (-16.3%)
The Zoe COVID Study’s positive symptomatic case estimate is currently 152,868 cases (+20% in a week). The 7-day estimate shows 989,595 cases in a week (+20.1%). On average, it is now estimated that at least 141,371 people are still infected by coronavirus every day in the UK.
First published in June 2022.
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Reminder on data reporting in the UK:
▫ England reports every working day
▫ Scotland reports on Mondays and Thursdays only
▫ Wales reports on Thursdays only
▫ Northern Ireland has stopped reporting altogether
(Source: UK Health Security Agency)
Zoe Study UK Latest Estimates
𝗣𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗦𝘆𝗺𝗽𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 (as of 12-Jun)
▫ 24h: 152,868
▫ 7d: 989,595
▫ 28d: 3,478,517
▫ 141,371 per day
𝗖𝘂𝗿𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗦𝘆𝗺𝗽𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀
𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝗦𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝟭-𝗝𝗮𝗻-𝟮𝟮
ONS Infection Survey UK Latest Estimates
𝗣𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗦𝘆𝗺𝗽𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 (as of 2-Jun)
▫ 7d: 989,800
▫ 28d: 3,959,200
▫ 141,400 per day
■ UK Government’s List of symptoms of COVID-19
After two years without updating its list of just three symptoms of COVID-19 (a high temperature, a new continuous cough and a loss or change to the sense of smell or taste), the NHS has finally updated its list of symptoms of COVID:
😩 Shortness of breath
🥱 Feeling tired or exhausted
🤕 An aching body
🤯 A headache
🤐 A sore throat
🤧 A blocked or runny nose
😞 Loss of appetite
🤮 Feeling sick or being sick
■ ZOE COVID Study’s Top 20 symptoms of COVID-19 (as of 26-May-2022)
- Deaths involving COVID-19 fall in England and Wales – ONS
There were 211 deaths registered in the UK involving COVID-19 in the week ending 3 June 2022, according to the ONS. This was 258 fewer than the previous week, accounting for around 1 in every 37 deaths (2.7%). However, registrations in this week were impacted by the bank holidays on 2 and 3 June.
There were 7,881 total deaths registered in the UK in the latest week, which is 16% below the five-year average, but this has been impacted by the June bank holidays.
Of the 186 deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales in the week to 3 June 2022, 58.1% had the disease recorded as the underlying cause of death, compared with 64.9% in the previous week.
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Today's #COVID England data 14 June 2022— Dr Joe Pajak 💙 CSci NHS FT Governor (@JoePajak) June 14, 2022
Note the trends:
📈Numbers of infections increasing
📈Hospital admissions increasing
📈Numbers needing intensive care
📉Fewer masks worn [including in healthcare]
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Since February 2022, the UKHSA has slowly reduced the publishing of its daily COVID updates, following the UK Government’s narrative that we should all “live with the virus”.
England now reports on weekdays, Scotland reports on Mondays and Thursdays only, Wales reports on Thursdays only, and Northern Ireland has stopped reporting altogether.
The virus doesn’t take a break at weekends.
It doesn’t infect people from time to time.
It doesn’t stop at a border either.
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■ 🧬 COG-UK sequencing
- As the pandemic ebbs, long-haul Covid still drains patients and confounds doctors | The Guardian
- Long COVID found in 20% of US cases — CDC
- Is Omicron Creating More Cases of Long Covid? — Bloomberg
- Long Covid can lead to trauma and depression — Sunday Times
🚨 2.0 million people currently live with long COVID in the UK (vs 1.8 million last month)
🚨 3.1% of the UK population currently live with long COVID (vs 2.8%)
🚨 1 in 33 people in the UK has long COVID
🚨 Long COVID symptoms adversely affect the day-to-day activities of 1.4 million people, 71% of long COVID sufferers (vs 1.2 million)
🚨 Of those, 398,000 people (20%) are “limited a lot” (vs 346,000)
🚨 593,000 (30%) first had COVID-19 before Alpha became the main variant; 239,000 (12%) in the Alpha period, 427,000 (21%) in the Delta period, and 619,000 (31%) in the Omicron period.
🚨 Most common symptoms of long COVID:
▫ fatigue (55%)
▫ shortness of breath (32%)
▫ cough (23%)
▫ muscle ache (23%)
🚨 Prevalence of long COVID is greatest in people:
▫ aged 35-69 years
▫ living in more deprived areas
▫ working in social care, teaching, education or health care
▫ with another activity-limiting health condition or disability
■ Absence & Attendance in Schools
■ Number of contact tracing alerts sent (England & Wales)
(Source: University of Oxford)
📚 Data Sources:
- Daily summary: Coronavirus in the UK | UK Government
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) NHS Advice | PMP Magazine
- Variants: distribution of cases data | UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)
- Vaccination Data | UK Government
- What’s new | UK Government
— AUTHORS —
▫ J.N. PAQUET, Author & Journalist, Editor of PMP Magazine.