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 England

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

There were 728,675 tests reported on 25 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -4.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, there have been 5,664,670 tests.

Cases in Birmingham

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

404 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, 3,280 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -3.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Birmingham

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

694,563 people had been given a first dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

612,812 people had been given a second dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

Healthcare in University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

19 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 17 October 2021.

Between 11 October 2021 and 17 October 2021, 174 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 14.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 185 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 October 2021.

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

There were 18 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 19 October 2021.

Deaths in Birmingham

There were 3 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, there have been 14 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -30.0% compared to the previous 7 days.