Coronavirus cases in the UK: daily updated statistics

The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests, cases and deaths in the UK.

This page is no longer updated with daily statistics.

We have consolidated publication of COVID-19 testing statistics to make it easier to find the latest data.

Statistics on deaths and COVID-19 cases will continue to be published daily on the COVID-19 dashboard.

More detailed information on tests and testing capacity will be published weekly on the COVID-19 dashboard and will also be included in the weekly Test and Trace publication.

Dashboard of coronavirus cases and deaths

The COVID-19 dashboard is updated daily. It shows the number of cases and deaths in the UK, broken down by region and local authority area.

You can download the data in csv format.

Number of coronavirus deaths and cases


As of 21 August, daily deaths statistics are no longer published on this page. These figures are available through the COVID-19 dashboard.

Positive cases

As of 21 August, daily positive cases statistics are no longer published on this page. These figures are available through the COVID-19 dashboard.

Positive cases statistics are also available via the weekly NHS Test and Trace (England) and coronavirus testing (UK) statistics.

Number of tests

As of 21 August, daily testing statistics are no longer published on this page. The ‘tests processed’ figures are available through the COVID-19 dashboard and the weekly NHS Test and Trace (England) and coronavirus testing (UK) statistics.

The weekly NHS Test and Trace (England) and coronavirus testing (UK) statistics also include the ‘tests sent out’ figures.

Testing capacity

As of 21 August, testing capacity statistics are no longer published on this page. These figures are available in the weekly NHS Test and Trace (England) and coronavirus testing (UK) and through the COVID-19 dashboard.

Time series documents

Published 24 January 2020
Last updated 21 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect that the page is no longer updated with daily statistics.

  2. Updated daily figures.

  3. Updated daily figures.

  4. Updated daily figures.

  5. Updated weekly testing capacity figures.

  6. Updated daily figures.

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  11. Updated daily figures. The way deaths are reported has been reviewed and updated using a measure based on a 28-day limit between the date of a positive lab-confirmed test and date of death. In addition, we are no longer publishing the 'tests made available' and have included an explanation for this.

  12. Updated daily figures.

  13. Updated weekly testing capacity figures.

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  21. Updated weekly testing capacity figures.

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  29. Updated weekly testing capacity figures.

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  34. Replaced time series of testing statistics document for 23 July with correct version.

  35. Updated daily figures.

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  38. Updated figures on testing capacity.

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  44. Updated daily figures and added a new type of time series for positive cases by specimen date.

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  46. Updated weekly testing capacity figures.

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  54. Updated testing capacity figures.

  55. Updated daily figures.

  56. Updated daily stats and CSV files

  57. The figures have been updated and the page has been rewritten to make it clearer what each testing pillar covers and to help users understand the statistics. This is in line with comments from the UK Statistics Authority.

  58. Updated figures.

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  61. Updated daily figures.

  62. Updated testing capacity figures.

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  67. Updated daily figures.

  68. Added daily figures.

  69. Updated 'time series of daily deaths' attachment.

  70. Updated daily figures. The 'time series of daily deaths' document will be updated later.

  71. Updated testing capacity figures. Changed the first column heading in the table 'Pillar 4 breakdown of test types' from 'In-person (tests processed)' to 'Tests processed'. This is to clarify that it includes a number of samples tested as well as people tested.

  72. Updated figures.

  73. Updated figures.

  74. Updated daily figures.

  75. Updated daily figures and removed section on risk level.

  76. Daily figures added.

  77. Updated figures.

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  79. Updated testing capacity figures.

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  87. Updated with weekly testing capacity figures.

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  92. Updated figures.

  93. Updated figures.

  94. Corrections have been made to the table 'Pillar 4 breakdown of test types'.

  95. Updated figures and added new table: 'Pillar 4 breakdown of test types'.

  96. Notes about testing data sources and methodology have been moved to a new page: 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): testing data methodology'. Figures will be updated later today.

  97. Updated figures.

  98. Updated figures

  99. Updated figures and added pillar 3 definition under testing capacity

  100. Updated figures.

  101. Updated figures.

  102. Added new information about testing and capacity times series

  103. Updated figures.

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  106. Updated figures.

  107. Updated the daily figures for number of cases and deaths. Due to technical difficulties with data collection we cannot provide people tested figures today.

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  122. Figures updated.

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  128. Updated on 2 May with daily figures

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  131. Updated with figures reported on 29 April, including deaths in all settings, and updated notes on reporting of deaths figures. Figures for 30 April will follow later today.

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  149. Changed the total number of tests concluded from 352,974 to 350,575. The updated figure only includes tests carried out under pillars 1 and 2 of the government’s national testing strategy

  150. In breakdown by pillar section, corrected total people tested figure in cumulative table

  151. Updated figures

  152. Updated figures.

  153. Updated figures and included breakdown of people tested under pillars 1 and 2 of the government's national testing strategy.

  154. Updated figures.

  155. Updated figures and added figures table.

  156. Updated figures.

  157. Updated figures to include cumulative tests.

  158. Updated figures

  159. Updated figures

  160. Updated daily figures

  161. Updates figures for testing

  162. Updated figures.

  163. Added information on how figures for deaths are compiled and reported.

  164. Updated figures.

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  166. Updated figures.

  167. Updated figures.

  168. Updated figures.

  169. Updated figures. From today, 26 March 2020, recorded deaths will be as of 5pm the previous day.

  170. Update to the figures for testing in UK

  171. Updated figures.

  172. Updated test result figures.

  173. updated figures.

  174. updated figures.

  175. Updated figures on test results.

  176. Added updated figures.

  177. Updated figures and time

  178. Updated test figures

  179. Updated figures.

  180. Updated figures on test results.

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  182. Updated test result figures.

  183. Update on case numbers, those who have tested positive and those who have sadly died.

  184. Updated numbers.

  185. Updated test result figures.

  186. The UK risk level has been raised to high.

  187. Added new guidance for people with symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19).

  188. Updated test result figures.

  189. Update to figures.

  190. Updated figures.

  191. Updated Italy advice.

  192. Updated figures.

  193. "to be determined" figures corrected - from 22 to 20.

  194. Updated lockdown areas.

  195. Regions updated.

  196. updated figures.

  197. Now with regional breakdown

  198. Update on stats and switch to 7am to improve reporting. Regionalised data to be published later today

  199. Updated test result figures.

  200. Updated returning traveller advice for Italy.

  201. Added updated figures for test results, including number of cases in each NHS England region.

  202. Updated test result figures.

  203. Updated figures for tests

  204. Added updated figures on UK test results.

  205. Updated figures.

  206. Updated stats and also made clear from now on stats will be accurate as of 0900 that day for consistency and accuracy.

  207. Updated figures.

  208. Updated figures.

  209. Updated figures.

  210. Updated test result figures.

  211. Updated advice for returning travellers.

  212. Updated test result figures.

  213. Updated figures.

  214. Updated numbers.

  215. Update to test figures

  216. Updated test figures.

  217. Updated daily figures on test results.

  218. Updated daily figures on test results.

  219. Updated figures.

  220. Daily update to testing numbers.

  221. Updated figures.

  222. Updated test result figures.

  223. Updated test result figures.

  224. Updated figures.

  225. Updated figures for those tested in the UK.

  226. Updated figures for those tested in UK

  227. Updated statistics on coronavirus tests.

  228. Fourth case of coronavirus in England

  229. Updated test figures

  230. Updated figures for coronavirus checks and removal figures of passengers returned from Wuhan as all are outside the incubation period.

  231. Updated advice from the Chief Medical Officer.

  232. Updated figures

  233. Updated figures - no new cases

  234. Updated advice for travellers

  235. Added link to FCO travel advice for British nationals.

  236. Updated test figures – no further positive cases.

  237. Added Northern Ireland contact number for those who have returned from Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days, or from elsewhere in China and have developed symptoms.

  238. updated figures - no new cases

  239. Updated figures - no new cases.

  240. Updated test figures – no further positive cases.

  241. Added coronavirus public information video.

  242. Updated the advice for travellers from China.

  243. Updated test figures.

  244. Update regarding first confirmed cases of coronavirus in England.

  245. Addition of CMO statement

  246. Updated information on risk level

  247. Updated figures – no confirmed cases

  248. Updated figures - no confirmed cases.

  249. Updated figures - no confirmed cases

  250. Updated advice for travellers from Wuhan.

  251. Updated advice for travellers from Wuhan.

  252. Updated test figures - no confirmed cases

  253. Updated figures - no confirmed cases.

  254. Tests figure update - no confirmed cases.

  255. Updated advice

  256. First published.