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Covid-19 cases in Essex by age

The number of new Covid-19 cases in Essex recorded in each age band, in the previous 7 days. The table compares new cases on 18 November 2021 to the previous week period and the peak in December 2020 and the percentage change.

This data is from 23 November 2021.

Age group New cases Last week % change From peak % change
Under 20 2,976 2,144 ↑ 38.8% 4,064 ↓ 26.8%
20 to 49 2,622 2,261 ↑ 16.0% 9,150 ↓ 71.3%
50 to 69 1,335 1,249 ↑ 6.9% 4,596 ↓ 71.0%
70+ 193 232 ↓ 16.8% 1,800 ↓ 89.3%

View the full data by age band in Essex (CSV, 2.10kB).

Note on the data

We have identified an issue with GOV.UK's data on ages of positive cases. If the age is not recorded, the positive case is 'unassigned' and not captured in the data.

We have resolved this by matching positive cases against NHS data. This ensures our demographic data is accurate.

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