Learn about Long-COVID
Published: 29 October, 2020
Analysis of data from the COVID Symptom Tracker study has shown that one in 20 people are likely to suffer from COVID-19 symptoms lasting more than 8 weeks. One in seven (14.5%) of people with symptomatic COVID-19 would be ill for at least 4 weeks, one in 20 (5.1%) for 8 weeks and one in 45 (2.2%) for 12 weeks or more.
Some useful reading:
- One in 20 people likely to suffer from ‘Long COVID’, but who are they? COVID Symptom Study October 21, 2020
- Living with Covid19: A dynamic review of the evidence around ongoing Covid19 symptoms (often called Long Covid). NIHR 15 October 2020
- Long Covid: Reviewing the Science and Assessing the Risk, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change 5 October 2020
Last updated: 27 October, 2020