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 12 May 2022 and 18 May 2022, there have been 42,743 tests. This shows a decrease of -16.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in City of Edinburgh

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

Between 13 May 2022 and 19 May 2022, 2,542 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 135.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in City of Edinburgh

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

398,785 people had been given a first dose by the end of 18 May 2022.

378,269 people had been given a second dose by the end of 18 May 2022.

325,987 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 18 May 2022.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 9 May 2022 and 15 May 2022, 436 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -9.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 761 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 May 2022.

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

There were 12 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 19 May 2022.

Deaths in City of Edinburgh

Between 13 May 2022 and 19 May 2022, there have been 1 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -87.5% compared to the previous 7 days.