Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Castle Cary & Kenton Mandeville

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 South Somerset

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

Between 24 June 2022 and 30 June 2022, there have been 6,654 tests. This shows an increase of 73.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in South Somerset

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

Between 20 June 2022 and 26 June 2022, 26 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 52.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in South Somerset

Vaccines are given in several doses.

141,866 people had been given a first dose by the end of 30 June 2022.

136,813 people had been given a second dose by the end of 30 June 2022.

115,774 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 30 June 2022.

Healthcare in Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 20 June 2022 and 26 June 2022, 26 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 8.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 26 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 28 June 2022.

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

There was 1 coronavirus patient in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 28 June 2022.

Deaths in South Somerset

Between 20 June 2022 and 26 June 2022, there have been 6 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 200.0% compared to the previous 7 days.