Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for City of Edinburgh

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 Scotland

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

Between 21 November 2022 and 27 November 2022, there have been 7,108 tests. This shows a decrease of -1.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in City of Edinburgh

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

Between 20 November 2022 and 26 November 2022, 162 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 14.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in City of Edinburgh

Vaccines are given in several doses.

394,379 people had been given a first dose by the end of 11 September 2022.

376,261 people had been given a second dose by the end of 11 September 2022.

327,260 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 11 September 2022.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 5 September 2022 and 11 September 2022, 370 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -7.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 580 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 28 November 2022.

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

There were 9 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 28 November 2022.

Deaths in City of Edinburgh

Between 26 May 2022 and 1 June 2022, there have been 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -100.0% compared to the previous 7 days.