Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Vale of Glamorgan

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 Wales

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

There were 37,361 tests reported on 25 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -13.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, there have been 140,720 tests.

Cases in Vale of Glamorgan

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

434 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, 1,173 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 10.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Wales

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

2,432,956 people had been given a first dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

2,240,960 people had been given a second dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

Healthcare in Wales

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

35 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 25 October 2021.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, 307 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 11.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 632 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 25 October 2021.

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

There were 56 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 25 October 2021.

Deaths in Wales

There were 31 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, there have been 80 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 27.0% compared to the previous 7 days.