Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for Corsham, Bowerhill & Lacock, Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire

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

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

Between 1 March 2021 and 7 March 2021, 179 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of 44.8% 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 Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

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

Between 22 February 2021 and 28 February 2021, 22 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of 38.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 32 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 5 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 2 March 2021.

Deaths in Wiltshire

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 9 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of 25% compared to the previous 7 days.