Increase in positive COVID up 30% in a week
Increase in positive COVID tests continues
1 July 2022
The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) continued to increase across the UK in the week ending 24 June 2022.
The increases are likely to be caused by increases in infections compatible with Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5.
The estimated number of people in the community population testing positive was:
1,829,100 (1 in 30 people) in England
106,000 (1 in 30 people) in Wales
71,000 (1 in 25 people) in Northern Ireland
288,200 (1 in 18 people) in Scotland