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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Number of PCR antigen tests and results by critical worker or resident category
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[Collapse]Care home total1,09020,72821,8181,63431,67133,305(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.1,382(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.24,604(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.25,9861,06822,91523,983
Care home totalKeyworker - care home936607531061,1061,212889331,021839891,072
Resident - care home2762,4962,7724812,7333,2144212,3752,7962982,1382,436
Resident or keyworker - care home72117,57218,2931,04727,83228,879(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.873(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.21,296(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.22,16968719,78820,475
[Collapse]Domicilliary care totalKeyworker - Domiciliary Care51520719267916336
[Collapse]Education total80741547794171387511347106153
Education totalKeyworker - education19143326184482129132841
Resident - education616012151761273054843478112
Resident or keyworker - education.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Emergency total51741252849774303471522
Emergency totalKeyworker - emergency - ambulance14314583240222243912
Keyworker - emergency - fire and rescue303213022.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Keyworker - emergency - other or unknown emergency service.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Keyworker - emergency - police3443771816342684610
[Collapse]Healthcare total1,1122,8643,9769372,6453,5823801,4681,8484211,6422,063
Healthcare totalKeyworker - healthcare - hospital1,0092,7053,7148652,4803,3453401,3811,7213861,5461,932
Keyworker - healthcare - other or unknown healthcare033112.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable033
Keyworker - healthcare - primary or community care1031562597116423540871273593128
[Collapse]Hostel or supported living total17106123211411621915617511168179
Hostel or supported living totalKeyworker - hostel or supported living2131512627224044
Resident - hostel or supported living1593108201151351715417111164175
Resident or keyworker - hostel or supported living.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Other or unknown total(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.76,840103,847(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.180,68752,284(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.92,787(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.145,071(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.15,740(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.47,935(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.63,67515,69446,54362,237
Other or unknown totalHousehold member of keyworker - other or unknown.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Keyworker - other or unknown94159253121202323227698295584
Not a keyworker or resident(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.76,746103,688(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.180,43452,163(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.92,585(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.144,748(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.15,718(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.47,859(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.63,57715,66546,48862,153
Resident - other or unknown.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Resident or Keyworker - Other or Unknown.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Prison or detention centre total48351399413113526539145658447505
Prison or detention centre totalKeyworker - prison or detention centre101011044.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Resident - prison or detention centre12122134121221341215216420129149
Resident or keyworker - prison or detention centre35229264291882175323528838318356

Metadata

Title

Number of PCR antigen tests and positive results by critical worker or resident category

Last update

26 January 2022 26 January 2022

Next update

2 February 2022

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Public Health Wales

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

General description

Number of PCR antigen tests and positive results by critical worker or resident category.

Frequency of publication

Weekly

Data reference periods

16 March 2020 onwards

Statistical quality

The total number of tests completed may differ to other tables published elsewhere due to different reporting times. For the purposes of this analysis, a week is classed as 00:00 Monday to 23:59 Sunday.

The number of tests recorded for critical workers is dependent on the critical worker category being recorded at the time of sample.

It is currently not possible to distinguish between key worker and residents for samples processed in non-NHS Wales laboratories and so these have been included together in this table.

The data includes tests processed in NHS Wales laboratories and non-NHS Wales laboratories (lighthouse labs) and therefore does not include antigen lateral flow tests.

The care home portal was restructured as the organisational portal on Friday 28 August 2020 to include a wide variety of organisations – not just care homes. Previously Public Health Wales used this location category to identify tests for care home workers and residents, however, this is not possible since the restructure to the organisation portal. From 28 August 2020 the requesting clinician field has been used to identify care home tests through the UK Organisation Portal, this is dependent on the correct codes being used, otherwise these tests with be included in the key worker or resident: other or unknown category.

Between the weeks commencing 14 September 2020 and 12 October 2020, following changes in the source data provided by non-NHS Wales Laboratories, there were issues with allocating testing data to different pathways. This has now been resolved and a permanent solution is in place which is reflected in the data from the week commencing 19 October 2020. The interim solution used by Public Health Wales during this period was robust, therefore the data is comparable.

Some pilot test events to experiment with allowing audiences to return to live events require the individuals present to have a negative PCR test within the 5 days prior to the event. From 10 May 2021, tests taken by Welsh residents attending either a Welsh pilot event or an English pilot event are included in this data.
We won’t be revising data past 52 weeks.

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Testing