I’ve noticed a lot of people slipping up on how they interpret UK Covid-19 prevalence & testing data, so here’s a very brief thread on how to interpret figures from different sources, and what caveats each source does and does not come with:


Some useful notes on COVID data sources. In general the false positive tests are a red herring as prevalence is rising. Also epidemiologists looking at the data are very aware of the biases of different sampling methodologies.

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