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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 total4228,21628,2586629,19729,26389(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.22,297(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.22,38621435,34935,563
Care home totalKeyworker - care home784485159961,001231,7101,733201,7821,802
Resident - care home81,8581,866202,4032,423192,3822,401483,0263,074
Resident or keyworker - care home2725,51425,5414125,79825,83947(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.18,205(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.18,25214630,54130,687
[Collapse]Domicilliary care totalKeyworker - Domiciliary Care088024240111102323
[Collapse]Education total22487509291,0881,1173049952946386432
Education totalKeyworker - education8818922032050616143741
Resident - education14406420278859123043846842349391
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 total1890101004411415
Emergency totalKeyworker - emergency - ambulance055011022044
Keyworker - emergency - fire and rescue.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable033011033
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 - police134066011178
[Collapse]Healthcare total88218291890392122897919281,0261,054
Healthcare totalKeyworker - healthcare - hospital77737801484385719857876239811,004
Keyworker - healthcare - other or unknown healthcare044.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 applicable011
Keyworker - healthcare - primary or community care14445460643404354449
[Collapse]Hostel or supported living total1214215224524721811832258260
Hostel or supported living totalKeyworker - hostel or supported living04040238401171819596
Resident - hostel or supported living1174175020720711641651163164
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 total2,419(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.59,440(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.61,8593,93367,78171,714(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.4,852(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.67,252(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.72,1047,04970,17377,222
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 unknown5545917172374771393106
Not a keyworker or resident2,414(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.59,386(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.61,8003,93267,71071,642(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.4,849(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.67,178(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.72,0277,03670,08077,116
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 total0408408029629613453465396401
Prison or detention centre totalKeyworker - prison or detention centre.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 applicable202
Resident - prison or detention centre0192192011311301231230158158
Resident or keyworker - prison or detention centre0216216018318312222233238241

Metadata

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

Title

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

Last update

21 July 2021 21 July 2021

Next update

28 July 2021

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

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Testing

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 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 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.