Testing in Birmingham
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 18,886 tests. This shows a decrease of -6.2% compared to the previous 7 days.
Cases in Birmingham
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, 6 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 100.0% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccinations in Birmingham
Vaccines are given in several doses.
755,516 people had been given a first dose by the end of 16 August 2022.
699,076 people had been given a second dose by the end of 16 August 2022.
464,972 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 Birmingham
Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, there have been 14 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -22.2% compared to the previous 7 days.