Cases of self-reported Long Covid rise to 2.3 million

Latest ONS data shows

John Brazier
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The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show levels of self-reported Long Covid symptoms have continued to rise to a new high of 2.3 million people.

Data published on 6 October shows that 2.3 million people in private households throughout the UK self-reported symptoms of Long Covid persisting over four weeks as of 3 September, representing 3.5% of the total UK population. The latest data represents an 15% increase in self-reported symptoms month-on-month, but an increase of 25% from levels of symptoms reported during the summer months. Covering the four-week period ending 3 September, the statistics show that of the total number of people recording Long Covid symptoms, 80% (1.8 million) first had (or suspected they had Covid-19 a...

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