Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Newcastle upon Tyne

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 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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

125 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 2 December 2021.

Between 26 November 2021 and 2 December 2021, 1,193 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 1.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Newcastle upon Tyne

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

216,354 people had been given a first dose by the end of 1 December 2021.

195,071 people had been given a second dose by the end of 1 December 2021.

Healthcare in Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

3 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 28 November 2021.

Between 22 November 2021 and 28 November 2021, 23 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -30.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 35 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

There were 0 deaths 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 1 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -75.0% compared to the previous 7 days.