20/04/2020 - UK Covid 19 Statistics
Number of cases and deaths
As of 9am 20 April, 501,379 tests have concluded, with 19,316 tests carried out on 19 April.
386,044 people have been tested, of whom 124,743 have tested positive.
As of 5pm on 19 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 16,509 have died.
Tests People tested Positive results Deaths
Daily 19,316 14,106 4,676 449
Total 501,379 386,044 124,743 16,509
Change on previous day
UK infected Down : 4,676 Previous 5,850
UK Tested Down: 13,077 Previous 15,944
UK Died Down : 449 Previous 596
Breakdown of total people tested by 3 of the testing strategy ‘pillars’
Pillar People tested Positive results
Pillar 1 344,745 111,754
Pillar 2 41,299 12,989
Pillar 4 4,287 0
Pillar 1: swab testing in PHE labs and NHS hospitals for those with a medical need and the most critical workers and their families
Pillar 2: swab testing for key workers and their households
Pillar 4: a national surveillance programme for population blood testing, using a high accuracy antibody test operated by Public Health England to find out what proportion of the population have had the virus.