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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

UKHSA’S weekly surveillance report: focusing on ‘Pillar 1’ data

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Changes to how we carry out and support COVID-19 testing mean that ‘Pillar 2’ testing data, which includes community LFD and PCR testing of both symptomatic and asymptomatic cases, will no longer provide the same volume of data; it will therefore not be the key component of our weekly reports, which will be dominated by ‘Pillar 1’ test results from the NHS.

What to do if you have symptoms of a respiratory infection including COVID-19, or a positive COVID-19 test

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Learning to live with COVID relies on us all taking sensible actions to help stop the spread of the virus and other respiratory infections, which in turn will help to protect those who are most vulnerable.

London’s communities remain vulnerable to COVID-19 without full vaccine protection

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After more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, all corners of our lives have been impacted by the virus whether it’s our health, work, education, or social lives. But we learned very early on that some communities felt the consequences of COVID-19 harder than others, and although the picture has improved, that’s still as true today as it was two years ago.

Reporting the vital statistics - how data management has been central to the handling of the pandemic

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Over the last two years the COVID-19 Dashboard has played a central role in managing the pandemic. This blog looks at the evolution of the dashboard, how the data features in our daily lives and why transparency is so important.