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Coronavirus (COVID-19): modelling the epidemic (issue no.101)

Latest findings in modelling the COVID-19 epidemic in Scotland.

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What levels of Covid-19 are indicated by wastewater data?

Table 1 provides population weighted daily averages for normalised WW Covid-19 levels in the weeks ending 25th May and 1st June 2022, with no estimate for error. This is given in Million gene copies per person per day. Coverage is given as percentage of inhabitants in each local authority covered by a wastewater Covid‑19 sampling site delivering data during this period.

Table 1: Average Covid-19 wastewater levels (Mgc/p/d) [5].
Local Authority (LA) w/e 25th May w/e 1st June Coverage
Aberdeen City 73 86 99%
Aberdeenshire 62 51 37%
Angus 50 64 68%
Argyll and Bute 87 52 23%
City of Edinburgh 66 69 96%
Clackmannanshire 67 27 92%
Dumfries and Galloway 35 28 39%
Dundee City 56 68 100%
East Ayrshire 59 66 57%
East Dunbartonshire 64 113 99%
East Lothian 57 69 56%
East Renfrewshire 49 124 95%
Falkirk 50 128 79%
Fife 65 87 84%
Glasgow City 55 100 98%
Highland 78 291 38%
Inverclyde 23 58 98%
Midlothian 66 80 88%
Moray 99 168 56%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 0%
North Ayrshire 45 52 92%
North Lanarkshire 61 90 80%
Orkney Islands 19 16 34%
Perth and Kinross 44 4%
Renfrewshire 34 154 97%
Scottish Borders 85 88 48%
Shetland Islands 16 8 29%
South Ayrshire 62 66 77%
South Lanarkshire 79 119 46%
Stirling 23 6 53%
West Dunbartonshire 33 59 98%
West Lothian 72 194 84%

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