30/04/2020 - UK Covid 19 statistics
Number of cases and deaths
As of 9am on 30 April, there have been 901,905 tests, with 81,611 tests on 29 April.
687,369 people have been tested, of whom 171,253 have tested positive.
As of 5pm on 29 April, of those who tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, 26,771 have died.
This new figure includes deaths in all settings, not just in hospitals. The equivalent figure under the old measure would have been 22,791.
Tests People tested Positive results Deaths
Daily 81,611 54,,575 6,032 674
Total 901,905 687,369* 171,253 26,771
Change on previous day
UK infected Up : 6,032 Previous 4,076
UK Tested Up: 81,611 Previous 52,429
UK Died Up : 765 Previous 674
Breakdown of total people tested by 3 of the testing strategy ‘pillars’
Pillar 1 Pillar 2 Pillar 4
People Tested 529,143 158,226
Tests 681,371 210,835 9,699
Positive 143,044 28,209
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.