▪ Latest ZOE Study

The ZOE COVID Study’s positive symptomatic case estimate is currently 231,228 new cases*. It is predicted that at least 2,659,345 people have symptomatic COVID today in the UK.


  • 5-Oct estimate: 231,228 new cases (+21.9% in a week)
  • 7-day estimate: 1,489,563 cases (+23.6%)
  • Daily average: 212,795 people infected on average every day
  • Currently predicted to have COVID: 2,659,345 people
(* This is the equivalent of the population of the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside in Greater Manchester¹ being infected in one day.)

▪ Latest Long COVID

COVID-19 infections increased in England and Northern Ireland

The percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 continued to increase in England, increased in Northern Ireland and trends were uncertain in Wales and Scotland in the latest week. In total, 1.3 million new infections in the week ending 26-Sep.

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 7 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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