Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup - 7 Oct 20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup - 7 Oct 20

Catch up on the latest data and analysis related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on our economy and society.

Headline figures

  • An estimated 116,600 people in the community in England had COVID-19 between 18 and 24 September 2020 (0.21% of the community population). Analysis | Data
  • The number of deaths involving COVID-19 registered in England and Wales in the week ending 25 September 2020 (Week 39) was 215 (2.2% of all deaths in that week). Analysis | Data
  • The percentage of adults in Great Britain that said their well-being was being affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was 48% between 24 and 27 September 2020. Analysis | Data
  • The percentage of businesses that had been trading for more than the previous two weeks was 81% between 21 and 29 September 2020 (a further 4% had restarted in the last two weeks, 13% remained temporarily closed). Analysis | Data
  • Monthly gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 6.6% in July 2020 but is 11.7% lower than the February 2020 level. Analysis | Data
  • The UK unemployment rate for the three months to July 2020 was 4.1%; this is 0.3 percentage points higher than a year earlier and 0.2 percentage points higher than the previous quarter. Analysis | Data
  • In August 2020, retail sales volumes increased by 0.8% when compared with July; this is the fourth consecutive month of growth, resulting in an increase of 4.0% when compared with February's pre-pandemic level. Analysis | Data

This page is a summary of insights from our most recent analysis and will be updated as new publications are released.

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This page was last updated at 09:30 on 7 October 2020.

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:53 by Jon Chitty

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