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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Cumulative number of antibody tests and results authorised for critical worker or resident category
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[Collapse]Number of testsPHW Antibody and DHCW lateral flow (antibody) testsClick here to sortNumber of testsPHW Antibody and DHCW lateral flow (antibody) tests
Click here to sortPositive resultsPHW Antibody and DHCW lateral flow (antibody) testsClick here to sortNegative resultsPHW Antibody and DHCW lateral flow (antibody) testsClick here to sortEquivocal resultsPHW Antibody and DHCW lateral flow (antibody) tests
[Collapse]All Keyworkers(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.17,860(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.80,649(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.261(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.98,770
All KeyworkersKey worker or resident: Care home(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.90(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.2469(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.345
Key worker or resident: Education(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.1,133(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.19,132(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.18(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.20,283
Key worker: Emergency(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.1044586(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.568
Key worker: Healthcare(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.13,070(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.42,432(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.90(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.55,592
Key worker or resident: Other or unknown(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.147(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.1,9616(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.2,114
Key worker or resident: Prison or detention centre(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.14(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.553(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.72
Resident: Hostel or supported living1516.The data item is not applicable31
Household member of keyworker16.The data item is not applicable7
Not specified(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.3,286(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.16,343(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.129(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.19,758

Metadata

General description

Cumulative number of antibody tests and results authorised for key worker and resident categories since 18 May 2020.

Data collection and calculation

The data is management information which has been collected to support testing operations. We’re publishing these data to provide a timely summary of testing activity but they have not undergone the same level of quality assurance as official statistics, with the data subject to future revisions.

Frequency of publication

Weekly

Data reference periods

18 May 2020 onwards

Revisions information

The data are management information, not official statistics, and are revised regularly.

Title

Cumulative number of antibody tests and results authorised for critical worker and resident categories.

Last update

20 October 2021 20 October 2021

Next update

27 October 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Public Health Wales

Source 2

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW)

Contact email

kas.covid19@gov.wales

Designation

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Wales

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

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Antibody, Testing

Statistical quality

The total number of tests completed may differ to other tables due to different reporting times. The data presented is the cumulative total since the week commencing 18 May 2020.

The number of tests and results reflect a snapshot in time and will be greatly influenced by the sampling strategy at that moment in time. More information is available in the Antibody testing: coronavirus (COVID-19) pages of our website.

If an antibody test is equivocal, it means that the result is inconclusive.

Key worker and resident categories have been combined due to small numbers in some categories where data would have been suppressed to avoid disclosure.

Prior to December 2020 antibody tests were conducted by local health boards in Wales for surveillance of key groups working in health, social care and education. The testing of domiciliary care workers continued until April 2021. Antibody tests taken for diagnostic reasons in hospital settings are also included in the data presented in this release.