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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Number of close contacts eligible for follow-up by local contact tracing teams, by local health board

The data represents the weekly number of close contacts eligible for follow-up by local health board. For the purposes of this analysis, a week is classed as Sunday to Saturday. The majority of cases not eligible for follow-up by local contact tracers occur in closed settings such as hospitals, care homes and prisons. Positive cases and close contacts residing outside Wales are also not eligible for follow-up and are referred to the relevant public health agency for onward tracing. The number of close contacts eligible may vary slightly from week to week due to close contacts being flagged as not eligible following further investigation by contact tracing teams.

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28 August 20214,4196,1102,6013,3842,6921,3753,59024,172
04 September 20214,7886,0782,8243,9363,0381,7453,46125,871
11 September 20214,8667,7892,9513,8923,5143,4213,79730,230
18 September 20214,8858,3113,5554,4823,7082,3293,96331,233
25 September 20215,5997,6473,7505,5454,6531,8393,83932,872
02 October 20216,3428,4224,3675,2044,8102,0893,60634,841
09 October 20216,1117,6803,3384,3653,9642,4092,81730,684
16 October 20215,9707,5323,6414,2424,3332,4603,11831,301

Metadata

Title

Number of close contacts eligible for follow-up by local contact tracing teams, by Local Health Board

Last update

21 October 2021 21 October 2021

Next update

28 October 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW)

Contact email

kas.covid19@gov.wales

Designation

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

The data represents the weekly number of close contacts eligible for follow-up by local health board.
For the purposes of this analysis, a week is classed as Sunday to Saturday.
The majority of cases not eligible for follow-up by local contact tracers occur in closed settings such as hospitals, care homes and prisons. Positive cases and close contacts residing outside Wales are also not eligible for follow-up and are referred to the relevant public health agency for onward tracing.
The number of close contacts eligible may vary slightly from week to week due to close contacts being flagged as not eligible following further investigation by contact tracing teams.


Data collection and calculation

The data in this release is management information collected as part of the contact tracing process. The data has not been collected for official statistics purposes which means it has not undergone the same level of quality assurance as official statistics and will be subject to future revisions.

Frequency of publication

Weekly

Data reference periods

June 2020 onwards

Statistical quality

For the purposes of this analysis, a week is classed as Sunday to Saturday.

The majority of cases not eligible for follow-up by local contact tracers occur in closed settings such as hospitals, care homes and prisons. Positive cases and close contacts residing outside Wales are also not eligible for follow-up and are referred to the relevant public health agency for onward tracing.

The number of close contacts eligible may vary slightly from week to week due to close contacts being flagged as not eligible following further investigation by contact tracing teams.

There are a very small number of contacts that we are not able to allocate to a local health board. Therefore the sum of the local health boards will not always equal the all Wales figures presented in this table.

Keywords

NHS, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Contact tracing