Testing Pillars

Local confirmed cases now include commercial testing.

On 2nd July, Public Health England updated their COVID-19 reporting. This update meant we can see confirmed cases in both main testing pillars.

This article examines the Leicester lock-down, and confirmed cases in Wiltshire.


There are two types of test for SARS-CoV-2: whether you currently have the virus and whether you have had it. Antigen testing is for whether you have the virus.



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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.