Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Tower Hamlets

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 Tower Hamlets

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

There were 4,336 tests reported on 21 January 2022. This shows a decrease of -19.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 15 January 2022 and 21 January 2022, there have been 43,957 tests.

Cases in Tower Hamlets

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

308 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 22 January 2022.

Between 16 January 2022 and 22 January 2022, 2,584 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -30.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Tower Hamlets

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

232,119 people had been given a first dose by the end of 21 January 2022.

206,641 people had been given a second dose by the end of 21 January 2022.

121,045 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 21 January 2022.

Healthcare in Barts Health NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

27 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 16 January 2022.

Between 10 January 2022 and 16 January 2022, 255 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -18.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 353 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022.

Deaths in Tower Hamlets

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 22 January 2022.

Between 16 January 2022 and 22 January 2022, there have been 7 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 16.7% compared to the previous 7 days.