Table 1

Ethnicity breakdown of individuals tested for SARS-CoV-2 in Wales and proportions hospitalised, attending intensive care units (ICU) and deceased

Ethnicity*Positive testsHospitalised% hospitalised (95% CI)Attending ICU% hospitalised attending ICU (95% CI)Deceased citing COVID-19% hospitalised and deceased citing COVID-19 (95% CI)
All ethnicities14 054404628.8(28.0 to 29.5)3137.7(6.9 to 8.6)130932.4(30.9 to 33.8)
White British and Irish12 565381230.3(29.5 to 31.2)2626.9(6.1 to 7.7)127433.4(31.9 to 34.9)
White – other5279618.2(15.0 to 21.8)2020.8(13.2 to 30.3)1919.8(12.4 to 29.2)
All white ethnicities13 092390829.9(29.1 to30.6)2827.2(6.4 to8.1)129333.1(31.6 to34.6)
Asian and British Asian (Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi)3716216.7(13.1 to 20.9)1829.0(18.1 to 41.9)<10
Black and black British54<10<10<10
Chinese40<10<10<10
Other2323012.9(8.9 to 17.9)<10<10
All non-white ethnicities69710515.1(12.5 to17.9)2321.9(14.4 to31.0)1110.5(5.3 to18.0)
Unknown265124.5(2.4 to 7.7)<1066.7(34.9 to 90.1)<1041.7(15.2 to 72.3)
  • *Onomap estimates of ethnicity.