Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest insights 29 March 2022
29 March 2022
The number of deaths in the UK involving coronavirus (COVID-19) increased to 826 in the week ending 18 March 2022. This was 5 more than the previous week, accounting for around 1 in every 15 deaths (6.6%).
There were 12,473 total deaths registered in the UK in the most recent week, which was 0.3% below the five-year average.
Just over two-thirds (64%) of people who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) fully complied with self-isolation advice for their full isolation period after the legal requirement to do so was lifted.
This was statistically significantly lower than the levels of full compliance reported in February 2022 (80%), when self-isolation was a legal requirement.