Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK
Simple summary for England
This information comes from the UK Government.
This document explains the key statistics presented on the UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard. It was last updated on .
Testing in England
Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.
Between 8 March 2023 and 14 March 2023, there have been 259,873 tests. This shows an increase of 1.8% compared to the previous 7 days.
Cases in England
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
Between 11 March 2023 and 17 March 2023, 29,426 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 11.6% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccinations in England
Vaccines are given in several doses.
45,415,279 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 March 2023.
42,947,901 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 March 2023.
33,906,488 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 19 March 2023.
15,120,963 people had been given an autumn booster by the end of 22 March 2023.
Healthcare in England
Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.
Between 14 March 2023 and 20 March 2023, 6,950 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of 1.5% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 8,387 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 22 March 2023.
Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.
There were 172 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 22 March 2023.
Deaths in England
Between 18 February 2023 and 24 February 2023, there have been 432 deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate. This shows an increase of 9.1% compared to the previous 7 days.