Little did we know back at the start of 2020 what an impact it would have across the globe.
Latest figures show of the 377 local areas in the UK, 65 (17%) have seen a week-on-week rise in rates, 308 (82%) have seen a fall and four are unchanged.
But with the battle with the virus raging on, when was the actual peak? We've taken a look at the figures for Lancashire with some clear trends across the county.
We've considered what day so far has seen the highest number of Covid cases recorded, with data correct to November 2.