Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Lisburn and Castlereagh

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 Northern Ireland

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

There were 20,651 tests reported on 23 September 2021. This shows a decrease of -21.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, there have been 142,925 tests.

Cases in Lisburn and Castlereagh

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

84 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 24 September 2021.

Between 18 September 2021 and 24 September 2021, 607 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -25.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Northern Ireland

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

1,308,437 people had been given a first dose by the end of 23 September 2021.

1,203,664 people had been given a second dose by the end of 23 September 2021.

Healthcare in Northern Ireland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

21 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 23 September 2021.

Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, 205 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -16.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 373 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 23 September 2021.

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

There were 23 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 24 September 2021.

Deaths in Lisburn and Castlereagh

There was 1 death within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 24 September 2021.

Between 18 September 2021 and 24 September 2021, there have been 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 300.0% compared to the previous 7 days.