Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for Basildon

This information comes from the UK Government.

This easy read document explains the key statistics presented on the UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard. It was last updated on .

Testing in England

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

There were 886,801 tests reported on 8 April 2021. This shows a decrease of -24.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 2 April 2021 and 8 April 2021, there have been 4,878,915 tests.

Cases in Basildon

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

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

Between 4 April 2021 and 10 April 2021, 12 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -63.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

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

26,996,936 people had been given a first dose by the end of 9 April 2021.

5,740,436 people had been given a second dose by the end of 9 April 2021.

Healthcare in Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

2 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 4 April 2021.

Between 29 March 2021 and 4 April 2021, 29 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -19.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 45 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 6 April 2021.

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

There were 5 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 6 April 2021.

Deaths in Basildon

There was 1 death within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 10 April 2021.

Between 4 April 2021 and 10 April 2021, there have been 2 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -33.3% compared to the previous 7 days.