25/04/2020 - UK Covid 19 statistics
Number of cases and deaths
As of 9am on 25 April, 640,792 tests have concluded, with 28,760 tests carried out on 24 April.
517,836 people have been tested, of whom 148,377 have tested positive.
As of 5pm on 24 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 20,319 have died.
Tests People tested Positive results Deaths
Daily 28,760 23,115 4,913 813
Total 640,792 517,836* 143,464 19,506
*The difference between the cumulative numbers from today and yesterday for people tested is 50,499 higher than the daily increase figure. Cumulative testing figures include 50,499 retrospective reports of people who tested negative between 31 January and 24 April. These are now available due to a new reporting system that includes more laboratories reporting all test results.
Change on previous day
UK infected Down : 4,913 Previous 5,386
UK Tested Up: 23,115 Previous 18.401
UK Died Up : 813 Previous 684
Breakdown of total people tested by 3 of the testing strategy ‘pillars’
Pillar 1 Pillar 2 Pillar 4
People Tested 454,492 63,344
Tests 570,975 63,344 6,473
Positive 130,228 18,149
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.