This page brings together various datasets into interactive graphs.

We’re continually updating the data and adding new graphs as we work to build the UK’s most comprehensive data dashboard on the impact of Covid-19 and the response to it.

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Tests Data

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UK new Covid-19 cases and tests, 2020-present

JavaScript – read JSON from URL

A new Covid-19 case is counted as an individual testing positive for the first time, by the date the test specimen was taken. Tests include PCR tests conducted in laboratories and lateral flow device tests that give results in less than an hour, without needing to go to a laboratory.

Total tests UK: .

Total cases UK: .

Sources: ONS coronavirus dashboard – cases, ONS coronavirus dashboard – testing.

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UK Covid-19 positive test rate, 2020-present

Source: Our world in data UK country profile.

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