Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Birmingham

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 13 May 2022 and 19 May 2022, there have been 24,037 tests. This shows a decrease of -13.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Birmingham

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

Between 14 May 2022 and 20 May 2022, 598 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -41.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Birmingham

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

755,548 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 May 2022.

692,897 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 May 2022.

459,705 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 19 May 2022.

Healthcare in University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 9 May 2022 and 15 May 2022, 178 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 2.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 160 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 17 May 2022.

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

There were 3 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 17 May 2022.

Deaths in Birmingham

Between 14 May 2022 and 20 May 2022, there have been 13 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -38.1% compared to the previous 7 days.