▪ Latest Weekly UK COVID Data


According to the most recent ONS Surveillance Reports, the latest COVID-19 trends show a decrease in overall activity and positivity rates, with stable hospital and ICU admissions. The SARS-CoV-2 positivity rate dropped to 6.4%, and confirmed cases decreased by 22%. ARI incidents slightly increased, with 16 SARS-CoV-2 confirmed incidents reported. Hospitalisations remained stable at 2.99 per 100,000 (highest in the North East and among those 85+). Vaccination efforts are ongoing, with 49.2% of people aged 75+ receiving the spring 2024 booster.

▪ Variant Data


Due to processing changes for this dataset, updates to this section of the report are currently temporarily paused from 8 April 2024. Further information on future publication will be provided when available.
As of 24 March 2024, the JN.1 variant represented 95.5% of all variants in the UK.

In the United States, the CDC’s latest data shows that KP.2 now represents 28.5% of all COVID infections, KP.3 represents 12.7% of cases, JN.1.7 9.2%, KP.1.1 9.2%, and JN.1 only 8.4%

▪ COVID Death Data


Last week, there was a decrease in weekly deaths (93 | -4.1% compared to the previous week). The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 (238,546) still underscores the pandemic’s continuing impact and the need for sustained public health interventions and support for affected individuals, the most vulnerable and their families.

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