Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Mid and East Antrim

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 32,965 tests reported on 1 December 2021. This shows an increase of 14.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 25 November 2021 and 1 December 2021, there have been 161,860 tests.

Cases in Mid and East Antrim

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

144 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 2 December 2021.

Between 26 November 2021 and 2 December 2021, 882 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -12.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Northern Ireland

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

1,372,426 people had been given a first dose by the end of 1 December 2021.

1,274,046 people had been given a second dose by the end of 1 December 2021.

Healthcare in Northern Ireland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

27 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 30 November 2021.

Between 24 November 2021 and 30 November 2021, 157 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -23.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 342 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 30 November 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 30 November 2021.

Deaths in Mid and East Antrim

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 2 December 2021.

Between 26 November 2021 and 2 December 2021, there have been 3 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 50.0% compared to the previous 7 days.