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Vaccinations

People vaccinated

Up to and including 17 October 2021

Daily — 1st dose
17,837 Number of people vaccinated (first dose) reported on 17 October 2021
Total — 1st dose
49,422,753 Total number of people vaccinated (first dose) up to and including 17 October 2021
Daily — 2nd dose
17,265 Number of people vaccinated (second dose) reported on 17 October 2021
Total — 2nd dose
45,377,411 Total number of people vaccinated (second dose) up to and including 17 October 2021
Percentage of population aged 12+
Percentage of population aged 12+
85.9% Percentage of population aged 12+ vaccinated (first dose) reported on 17 October 2021
 1st dose
78.9% Percentage of population aged 12+ vaccinated (second dose) reported on 17 October 2021
 2nd dose
Cases

People tested positive

Latest data provided on 18 October 2021

Daily
49,156 Daily number of people tested positive reported on 18 October 2021
Last 7 days
309,013 Total number of people tested positive reported in the last 7 days (12 October 2021 – 18 October 2021)
43,079 (16.2%) Change from previous 7 days (5 October 2021 – 11 October 2021)
Rate per 100,000 people:  423.0
7-day rolling rate by date of specimen as of 13 October 2021

Deaths

Deaths within 28 days of positive test

Latest data provided on 18 October 2021

Daily
45 Daily number of deaths within 28 days of positive test reported on 18 October 2021
Last 7 days
869 Total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test reported in the last 7 days (12 October 2021 – 18 October 2021)
89 (11.4%) Change from previous 7 days (5 October 2021 – 11 October 2021)
Rate per 100,000 people:  1.1
7-day rolling rate by date of death as of 13 October 2021

Healthcare

Patients admitted

Latest data provided on 12 October 2021

Daily
915 Daily number of patients admitted reported on 12 October 2021
Last 7 days
5,561 Total number of patients admitted reported in the last 7 days (6 October 2021 – 12 October 2021)
359 (6.9%) Change from previous 7 days (29 September 2021 – 5 October 2021)


Testing

Virus tests conducted

Latest data provided on 17 October 2021

Daily
980,528 Daily number of virus tests conducted reported on 17 October 2021
Last 7 days
6,454,847 Total number of virus tests conducted reported in the last 7 days (11 October 2021 – 17 October 2021)
27,374 (0.4%) Change from previous 7 days (4 October 2021 – 10 October 2021)


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