Cases of Long Covid symptoms continue to rise

Self-reported throughout March

John Brazier
clock • 2 min read
Cases of Long Covid symptoms continue to rise

The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show a further 100,000 people have self-reported symptoms of Long Covid in the last month.

Data published on 6 May shows that around 1.8 million people in private households throughout the UK self-reported symptoms of Long Covid persisting over four weeks as of 3 April. The latest data represents a month-on-month increase of 100,000 people between the start of March and early April, with around 2.8% of the UK population having now self-reported symptoms of Long Covid. Covering the four-week period ending 3 April, the statistics show that of the total number of people recording Long...

To continue reading this article...

Join Cover

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, key trend analysis and industry insights.
  • Stay on top of the latest developments around Covid-19, regulation, diversity and mental health.
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletter.
  • Members only access to monthly programme 'The COVER Review'
  • Be the first to hear about our CPD accredited events and awards programmes.

Join now


Already a Cover member?


More on Individual Protection