Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for City of London, Hackney and City of London

This information comes from the UK Government.

This easy read 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.

There were 952,130 tests reported on 4 March 2021. This shows an increase of 13.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 26 February 2021 and 4 March 2021, there have been 4,535,802 tests.

Cases in Hackney and City of London

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

13 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 7 March 2021.

Between 1 March 2021 and 7 March 2021, 92 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of 37.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

18,875,389 people had been given a first dose by the end of 6 March 2021.

788,188 people had been given a second dose by the end of 6 March 2021.

Healthcare in Barts Health NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

13 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 28 February 2021.

Between 22 February 2021 and 28 February 2021, 56 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of 32.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 219 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 2 March 2021.

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

There were 65 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 2 March 2021.

Deaths in Hackney and City of London

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 7 March 2021.

Between 1 March 2021 and 7 March 2021, there have been 1 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of 83.3% compared to the previous 7 days.