Total Cases By Local Authority

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New reported daily and cumulative counts and rates for positive COVID-19 cases, negative tests and deaths at Council area (local authority) level.

Please note that from 10 February 2022, the data released includes testing results from the UK Government’s Regional Testing Centres, NHS Laboratories, as well as LFD tests from self reporting portal

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Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
Date timestamp Date of new reported cases (including historic cases) and deaths.
CA text Council Area code, based on boundaries as at 1st April 2019. Council area (local authority) is assigned based on ECOSS postcode, if ECOSS postcode is missing we will then use the postcode on Community Health Index database, if the postcode is blank after the previous attempts, no council area is assigned.

Council area labels

CAName text Name of the Council Area (Local authority)
NewPositive numeric Number of new confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported since last update.
AverageDailyPositive7Days numeric Average number of positive cases reported over the latest 7 days, identified by PCR test only since January 5th 2022.
TotalCases numeric Total number of positive cases reported to date.
CrudeRatePositive numeric Crude rate of total positive cases per 100,000 population.
TotalPCROnly numeric Total number of positive cases reported to date, identified by PCR test only since January 5th 2022.
AverageDailyPCROnly7Days numeric Average number of positive cases reported over the latest 7 days, identified by PCR test only since January 5th 2022.
TotalLFDOnly numeric Total number of positive cases reported to date, identified by LFD test only since January 5th 2022.
AverageDailyLFDOnly7Days numeric Average number of positive cases reported over the latest 7 days, identified by LFD test only since January 5th 2022.
TotalLFDAndPCR numeric Total number of positive cases reported to date, identified by earliest LFD or PCR test since January 5th 2022.
AverageDailyLFDAndPCR7Days numeric Average number of positive cases reported over the latest 7 days, identified by earliest LFD or PCR test since January 5th 2022
FirstInfections numeric Total number of first infections up until each date.
AverageDailyFirstInfections7Days numeric Average number of first infections reported over the latest 7 days.
Reinfections numeric Total number of reinfections up to each date.
AverageDailyReinfections7Days numeric Average number of reinfections reported over the latest 7 days
PercentReinfections numeric Percentage of total infections that are reinfections.
AverageDailyPercentReinfections7Days numeric Average percent reinfections reported over the last 7 days

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Data last updated August 10, 2022
Metadata last updated April 22, 2020
Created April 22, 2020
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