UK COVID-19 Tracker

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This page shows more detail on the testing system in the UK, focusing on antigen swab tests — "pillars" 1 and 2 in the government's terminology. Further graphs on testing are available on

This plot shows the "test positivity" — how many tests were positive, based on the date the results were reported:

This plot shows the percentage of available testing capacity which was being used:


Publisher Data Source Date
Public Health England Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK 2021-05-16