The specially-created app allows people to track their daily health, which is also being used by hospital workers around the globe.
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It comes as the UK saw another record one-day high of 684 deaths, bringing the total of fatalities in the country to 3,605.
Early results from the data show there are wide variations across the country of people being affected by the virus with major cities such as Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool – as well as London – all being hit badly.
Rural parts of south Wales have also been severely hit.
The figures are being complied in the hope it can help in the fight against the coronavirus, indicating where in the country medical resources are most needed.
The app was developed by a team from King's College London in association with the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and healthcare start-up ZOE Global Limited.
As of April 1, 2020 there were 1,626,355 users of the Covid Symptom Tracker aged 20-69 who had recorded their symptoms, healthy or not.
Lead researcher Professor Tim Spector from King's College London, said: “Accurate real-time data is essential if we are to beat this disease.
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“What we are sharing today are just preliminary results from the two million people who are tracking their symptoms daily.
“The more people we can get logging their symptoms on the app, the quicker we will be able to really understand this disease – it is clear levels of infection are very different around the country.
“We would like to thank every single person who is already participating, and would urge everyone else to download the app and check in every day, whether you are experiencing any symptoms or feeling fine."
It comes as the government called for firms who can make personal protective equipment (PPE) and coronavirus tests to step up- despite firms who offered help weeks ago saying they still have not heard back about helping tackle Britain's growing crisis.
As well as the population data, the app will help scientists discover what makes people more vulnerable to the deadly bug as it inquires about underlying conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
The news comes as The Sun launched a £1million appeal to give all NHS frontline staff help they desperately require during this crisis.
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