We’ve published new analysis of the impacts that long COVID has on adults in Great Britain.

6.2% of adults may have experienced long COVID since the start of the pandemic. This includes 3.6% who said they had and 2.6% who said they were unsure ow.ly/S2mm50FAmeY Coronavirus and the social impacts of ‘long COVID’ on pe
People who may have experienced long COVID said it negatively affected their lives:

▪️ 57% said it affected their general well-being
▪️ 39% said it affected their exercise
▪️ 30% said it affected their work

➡️ ow.ly/QlsD50FAmiu Bar chart showing adults reporting having long COVID most fr
Among people who may have had long COVID, all measures of personal well-being were worse than for people who hadn’t had #COVID19 at all, including higher anxiety and lower life satisfaction and happiness ow.ly/BmYC50FAmlm Bar chart showing all personal well-being levels were poorer
People who reported experiencing long COVID also more often reported mental health difficulties than people who’d not had #COVID19:

▪️ moderate to severe depressive symptoms (30% compared with 16%)
▪️ some form of anxiety (25% compared with 15%)

➡️ ow.ly/gpHl50FAmq9 Mental health among adults who may have had long-COVID.  Mod
Nearly a quarter (22%) of people affected by long COVID said their household finances had been affected by the pandemic, compared with 13% of people who hadn’t had #COVID19 at all ow.ly/PSmJ50FAmt5 Bar chart showing reduced income was the most common way hou

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19 Jul
We’ve released new analysis into the effect of #COVID19 on the UK hospitality industry.

Consumer spending in pubs and restaurants was still 36% below its pre-pandemic level at the end of June, according to new @RevolutApp data ow.ly/U7cR50FyDTa Line chart showing consumer...
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#COVID19 infection rates increased in England and Scotland in the week ending 10 July 2021.

In Northern Ireland and Wales the trend was uncertain, but rates in N. Ireland have increased in the last two weeks.

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The seven-day average number of daily flights in the week to 11 July 2021 increased by 9% compared with the previous week to 2,307 flights, according to @eurocontrol.

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Online job adverts on 9 July 2021 had decreased by 4% compared with the same time a week ago, according to @adzuna. 

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15 Jul
Headline indicators for the UK labour market for March to May 2021 show

▪️ employment was 74.8%
▪️ unemployment was 4.8%
▪️ economic inactivity was 21.3%

➡️ ow.ly/DMwO50FwlGL  Headline indicators for th...
Commenting on today’s labour market data, ONS Director of Economic Statistics Darren Morgan said: (1/4) “The labour market is conti...
Continuing, Darren said: “Our first, more detailed, ...
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14 Jul
Average house prices increased over the year in

▪️ England to £271,000 (9.7%)
▪️ Wales to £184,000 (13.3%)
▪️ Scotland to £171,000 (12.1%)
▪️ Northern Ireland to £149,000 (6.0%)

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