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Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest insights 7 October 2021

ONS published the latest data on long COVID, as well as data collected from online job adverts. 

  • An estimated 1.1 million people in private households (1.7% of the total population) were experiencing self-reported long COVID as of 5 September 2021.

  • This is up from 970,000 (1.5%) at 1 August 2021, reflecting increased COVID-19 infection rates in July 2021.

  • The total volume of online job adverts grew by 3% from the previous week to 139% of its February 2020 average level.

  • According to the data from Adzuna, the highest level of job adverts relative to February 2020 continues to be the “transport, logistics and warehouse” category.

  • You can read more on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Insights page. 

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