Covid-19 is a new coronavirus which had previously not been detected in humans.
The first case was detected in Wuhan province of China at the end of 2019. The rate of transmission of the virus is high, and reports of new cases and spread of the virus is global.
The main symptoms of the virus are a high temperature (38°C or over), a new and continuous cough, and a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.
Number of coronavirus cases, deaths and people tested in Hackney and City of London
Covid-19 cases summary statistics
The chart shows the number of Covid-19 cases by week, starting 29 February, when the first case was detected in Hackney.
Covid-19 cases death summary statistics
The chart shows the total number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths and deaths from other causes by week starting 29 February 2020
Covid-19 case across London boroughs
The map shows the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases reported in each borough of residence since 29 February 2020 and the chart presents the number of new cases over the past 2 weeks by borough.