Covid bulletin #46: The beginning of the end?

Feb 25, 2021 | Sector & policy

This is the 46th of a series of bulletins produced by ISE to update members on key data and policy related to Covid-19. This bulletin covers the period 18th February – 24th February 2021.

You can access all of the Covid-19 bulletins on ISE insights.

Latest Covdi-19 data

Data taken from Wikipedia and from the government’s Covid-19 dashboard.

The UK has now had over 4.1 million identified Covid-19 cases and 135,613 deaths (with Covid on the death certificate). The R rate is estimated to be between 0.6 and 0.9 with the daily infection rate shrinking by between 3% and 6%.

The number of cases and the number of death have been falling for six weeks. The number of new cases is now well below the October average although the number of deaths still remains higher than the average in December. The Office for National Statistics has release new data on positive Covid tests.


Covid news

Data from the government’s Covid-19 dashboard.




The economy


The labour market

Figures from the Office for National Statistics Labour Force Survey and NEETs data.


Student recruitment and development


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