Last updated on Monday 04 January 2021 at 09:05pm

he official UK Government website for data and insights on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

UK Summary

The latest R number is estimated at 1.1 to 1.3 with a daily infection growth rate range of +1% to +6% as of 23 December 2020.

Data are also available to download as an easy to read document.


People tested positive

Latest data provided on 4 January 2021

Rate per 100k resident population: 487


Deaths within 28 days of positive test

Latest data provided on 4 January 2021

Last 7 days
Rate per 100k resident population: 5.6


Patients admitted

Latest data provided on 22 December 2020

Last 7 days


Virus tests conducted

Latest data provided on 3 January 2021


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Map of the UK showing latest rate of new cases by specimen date for Upper Tier Local Authorities

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