21/04/2020 - UK Covid 19 Statistics
Number of cases and deaths
As of 9am 21 April, 535,342 tests have concluded, with 18,206 tests carried out on 20 April.
397,670 people have been tested, of whom 129,044 have tested positive.
As of 5pm on 20 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 17,337 have died.
Tests People tested Positive results Deaths
Daily 18,206 11,206 4,301 823
Total 535,342 397,670 129,044 17,337
Change on previous day
UK infected Down : 4,301 Previous 4,676
UK Tested Down: 11,626 Previous 13,077
UK Died Up : 823 Previous 449
Breakdown of total people tested by 3 of the testing strategy ‘pillars’
Pillar People tested Positive results
Pillar 1 353,914 115,397
Pillar 2 43,756 13,647
Pillar 4 4,892 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.