Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for South Ayrshire

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 Scotland

Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.

There were 19,132 tests reported on 4 March 2021. This shows a decrease of 3.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 26 February 2021 and 4 March 2021, there have been 130,029 tests.

Cases in South Ayrshire

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

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

Between 1 March 2021 and 7 March 2021, 27 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of 57.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Scotland

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

1,759,750 people had been given a first dose by the end of 6 March 2021.

115,930 people had been given a second dose by the end of 6 March 2021.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

36 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 3 March 2021.

Between 25 February 2021 and 3 March 2021, 374 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of 23.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 666 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 5 March 2021.

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

There were 64 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 5 March 2021.

Deaths in South Ayrshire

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 8 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 166.7% compared to the previous 7 days.