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 23 November 2022 and 29 November 2022, there have been 275,573 tests. This shows a decrease of -4.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in England

A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

Between 20 November 2022 and 26 November 2022, 20,281 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 3.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

Vaccines are given in several doses.

45,359,957 people had been given a first dose by the end of 27 November 2022.

42,855,736 people had been given a second dose by the end of 27 November 2022.

33,822,600 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 27 November 2022.

Healthcare in England

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 22 November 2022 and 28 November 2022, 3,682 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 10.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 4,964 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 30 November 2022.

Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.

There were 128 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 30 November 2022.

Deaths in England

Between 20 November 2022 and 26 November 2022, there have been 350 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -29.7% compared to the previous 7 days.