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Long Covid

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 31469, tabled on 12 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the total number of cases of Long Covid that will result from the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

20 July 2021

The Office for National Statistics estimates that 962,000 people in the United Kingdom had self-reported ‘long’ COVID-19 symptoms as of 6 June.

From September, NHS England and NHS Improvement will publish activity data on referral, assessments and waiting times for post-COVID-19 assessment clinics.