Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Oldbury & Rood End

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 Sandwell

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

Between 10 August 2022 and 16 August 2022, there have been 5,940 tests. This shows a decrease of -10.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Sandwell

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

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, 5 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -28.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Sandwell

Vaccines are given in several doses.

233,617 people had been given a first dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

218,437 people had been given a second dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

150,252 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

Healthcare in Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 8 August 2022 and 14 August 2022, 33 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -52.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 71 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 16 August 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 16 August 2022.

Deaths in Sandwell

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, there have been 5 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.