ONS is at the heart of the effort to ensure high quality data on the topic of COVID-19 vaccines. Our analysis is helping everyone to understand the take up and impact of the UK’s vaccine roll out. Here Esther Sutherland and Jonathan Laszlo guide you through everything you need to know about ONS’s vaccine analysis.Read more on What the ONS can tell you about the COVID-19 Vaccine programme
Since April, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey (CIS) has offered weekly snapshots of the level of the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating…Read more on Accuracy and confidence: why we trust the data from the COVID-19 infection survey.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey (CIS) has cemented itself as a vital source of information on the state of the pandemic in the UK. With the advent of vaccines and a roadmap out of restriction, Deputy Director for the COVID-19 Infection Survey Tina Thomas explains how the scope of the survey is expanding to report on the effectiveness of vaccine programmes -and pays tribute to all those who have taken it this far.Read more on Mapping the next stage of the COVID-19 Infection Survey
Too often we see that data security does not receive the attention it deserves until there is a crisis. At the ONS we are working all year round to ensure the nation’s data is kept safely. In this blog, Alison Pritchard, recaps how the ONS’ security has been able to adapt and improve during the pandemic.Read more on Protecting your Data at ONS during COVID-19
In mid-November 2020, a new variant of the coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in the UK. For several weeks afterwards the…Read more on Understanding the ‘UK’ variant: How the ONS is monitoring the new strain of Covid-19.