Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest insights 24 March 2022
24 March 2022
The proportion of the population estimated to have antibodies against coronavirus (COVID-19) remains high in each UK nation and across all age groups.
ONS latest analysis of COVID-19 cases among school pupils finds that:
pupils of White British ethnicity were the most likely to report a positive coronavirus test
In the Autumn 2021 term:
almost one-quarter of White British secondary school pupils (24.9%) reported a positive test
among primary school pupils, those of White British ethnicity also had the largest percentage of their population reporting a positive test, at 16.6%
Coronavirus (COVID-19) was the third-leading cause of death in England in February 2022:
accounting for 5.6% of deaths
In Wales, COVID-19 was the sixth-leading cause of death, accounting for 4.4% of all deaths.