▪ Latest ZOE COVID Study

The ZOE COVID Study’s positive symptomatic case estimate is currently 224,316 new cases*. It is predicted that at least 2,579,954 people have symptomatic COVID today in the UK.


  • 4-Oct estimate: 224,316 new cases (+21.7% in a week)
  • 7-day estimate: 1,447,975 cases (+24.0%)
  • Daily average: 206,854 people infected on average every day
  • Currently predicted to have COVID: 2,579,954 people
(* This is the equivalent of the population of Northampton¹ being infected today.)

▪ Latest Long COVID

2.3 million people in the UK experiencing long COVID

An estimated 2.3 million people in private households in the UK (3.5% of the population) were experiencing self-reported long COVID as of 3 September 2022. Of those, almost half (46%) reported experiencing long COVID symptoms at least one year after first having (suspected) COVID-19.

PMP Magazine

Going further:

  • Estimates of the population for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, 2019 | ONS

  • — AUTHOR —

    J.N. PAQUET, Author & Journalist, Editor of PMP Magazine.

    • Text: This piece was first published in PMP Magazine on 6 October 2022. | The authors write in a personal capacity.
    • Data cross-referenced with the latest official data from the UK dashboard.
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