Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

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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 Birmingham

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

Between 15 September 2022 and 21 September 2022, there have been 7,714 tests. This shows a decrease of -19.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Birmingham

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

Between 11 September 2022 and 17 September 2022, 0 - 2 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of N/A% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Birmingham

Vaccines are given in several doses.

754,520 people had been given a first dose by the end of 21 September 2022.

698,937 people had been given a second dose by the end of 21 September 2022.

465,357 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 21 September 2022.

Healthcare in University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 13 September 2022 and 19 September 2022, 137 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -2.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 148 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 21 September 2022.

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

There were 2 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 21 September 2022.

Deaths in Birmingham

Between 11 September 2022 and 17 September 2022, there have been 3 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -40.0% compared to the previous 7 days.