Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Perth and Kinross

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.

There were 42,819 tests reported on 1 December 2021. This shows a decrease of -5.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 25 November 2021 and 1 December 2021, there have been 214,725 tests.

Cases in Perth and Kinross

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

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

Between 26 November 2021 and 2 December 2021, 399 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -22.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Perth and Kinross

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

124,848 people had been given a first dose by the end of 1 December 2021.

114,227 people had been given a second dose by the end of 1 December 2021.

Healthcare in Scotland

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

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

Between 22 November 2021 and 28 November 2021, 427 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -10.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 706 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 54 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 30 November 2021.

Deaths in Perth and Kinross

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 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 33.3% compared to the previous 7 days.