UK covid statistics & travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in the UK plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

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UK Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in the UK showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 03/08/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 46,928,033 69.1%
Fully vaccinated 38,733,334 57.1%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for the UK is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 03/08/21.

UK Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for the UK recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-07-18 459.4 64% 739.7 29.5%
2021-07-25 387.9 -15.6% 847.3 14.6%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for the UK recorded over the past 10 weeks.

17.3
31.6
48.2
83.1
83.2
150.4
291.1
280.2
459.4
387.9
23/05
30/05
06/06
13/06
20/06
27/06
04/07
11/07
18/07
25/07

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for the UK recorded over the past 10 weeks.

40.7
48.9
79.9
131.3
166.2
233.6
441.5
571.3
739.7
847.3
23/05
30/05
06/06
13/06
20/06
27/06
04/07
11/07
18/07
25/07

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for the UK is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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UK travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of the UK including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements.

Are there entry restrictions to the UK due to the coronavirus?

UK is open for tourism. Testing and quarantine rules vary by devolved UK region (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) and the country travelled from based on the traffic light system.

Check out UK Government for more information.

Destination status

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Vaccine passport acceptedV
    Vaccine passport accepted
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Quarantine excl. vaccinatedQV
    Quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine excl. vaccinatedTQV
    Test + quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Fully vaccinated onlyV+
    Fully vaccinated only
  • Test + quarantine requiredT+Q
    Test + quarantine required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Closed for tourism/Travel banC/B
    Closed for tourism/Travel ban

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