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 10 August 2022 and 16 August 2022, there have been 33,206 tests. This shows an increase of 32.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in City of Edinburgh

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

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, 459 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -13.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in City of Edinburgh

Vaccines are given in several doses.

394,666 people had been given a first dose by the end of 14 August 2022.

376,366 people had been given a second dose by the end of 14 August 2022.

327,160 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 14 August 2022.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 8 August 2022 and 14 August 2022, 451 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -12.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 903 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 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.