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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 total30828,08928,397280(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.27,937(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.28,217252(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.27,875(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.28,12725827,01227,270
Care home totalKeyworker - care home251,7521,777371,6421,679211,3871,408351,6751,710
Resident - care home1243,6653,789893,3593,448923,4483,540832,9923,075
Resident or keyworker - care home15922,67222,831154(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.22,936(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.23,090139(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.23,040(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.23,17914022,34522,485
[Collapse]Domicilliary care totalKeyworker - Domiciliary Care0770121231518066
[Collapse]Education total136757893106602708131557688122493615
Education totalKeyworker - education1011012014881021397110138497
Resident - education12664777392514606118460578109409518
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 total11819311143172021315
Emergency totalKeyworker - emergency - ambulance09935811112088
Keyworker - emergency - fire and rescue022011213.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 - police178055055257
[Collapse]Healthcare total1322,4312,5631232,2212,3441472,1312,2781302,0802,210
Healthcare totalKeyworker - healthcare - hospital1172,3202,4371132,1152,2281302,0252,1551141,9662,080
Keyworker - healthcare - other or unknown healthcare022022055011
Keyworker - healthcare - primary or community care15109124101041141710111816113129
[Collapse]Hostel or supported living total824525362462521616718310127137
Hostel or supported living totalKeyworker - hostel or supported living1505114041515203811
Resident - hostel or supported living71952025206211111521637119126
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.19,544(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.141,757(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.161,301(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.18,070(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.145,164(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.163,234(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.17,540(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.124,221(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.141,76121,287118,622139,909
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 unknown16192208141141282215617811172183
Not a keyworker or resident(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.19,528(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.141,565(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.161,093(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.18,056(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.145,050(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.163,106(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.17,518(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.124,065(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.141,58321,276118,450139,726
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 total124374498353361935636514438452
Prison or detention centre totalKeyworker - prison or detention centre01515337401141522729
Resident - prison or detention centre2138140212813001341347165172
Resident or keyworker - prison or detention centre10284294318819182082165246251

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

20 October 2021 20 October 2021

Next update

27 October 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

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.

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Testing