Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for Birmingham

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 1,110,388 tests reported on 14 April 2021. This shows an increase of 17.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 8 April 2021 and 14 April 2021, there have been 5,753,240 tests.

Cases in Birmingham

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

54 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 9 April 2021 and 15 April 2021, 272 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -28.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

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

27,251,419 people had been given a first dose by the end of 14 April 2021.

7,054,720 people had been given a second dose by the end of 14 April 2021.

Healthcare in University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

2 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 11 April 2021.

Between 5 April 2021 and 11 April 2021, 39 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -20.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 56 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 13 April 2021.

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

There were 17 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 13 April 2021.

Deaths in Birmingham

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 15 April 2021.

Between 9 April 2021 and 15 April 2021, there have been 7 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 16.7% compared to the previous 7 days.