Testing in North East
Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.
There were 84 tests reported on 29 November 2021. This shows an increase of 5.1% compared to the previous 7 days.
Between 23 November 2021 and 29 November 2021, there have been 6,254,330 tests.
Cases in County Durham
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
197 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 2 December 2021.
Between 26 November 2021 and 2 December 2021, 2,008 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -7.1% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccinations in County Durham
Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.
410,137 people had been given a first dose by the end of 1 December 2021.
378,460 people had been given a second dose by the end of 1 December 2021.
Healthcare in County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.
8 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 28 November 2021.
Between 22 November 2021 and 28 November 2021, 49 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 11.4% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 56 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 8 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 30 November 2021.
Deaths in County Durham
There was 1 death 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 13 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 116.7% compared to the previous 7 days.