Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for West Devon

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 England

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

There were 728,675 tests reported on 25 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -4.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, there have been 5,664,670 tests.

Cases in West Devon

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

53 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, 357 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 11.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in West Devon

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

45,479 people had been given a first dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

42,838 people had been given a second dose by the end of 25 October 2021.

Healthcare in University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

6 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 17 October 2021.

Between 11 October 2021 and 17 October 2021, 40 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 8.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 49 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 October 2021.

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

There were 5 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 19 October 2021.

Deaths in West Devon

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 26 October 2021.

Between 20 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, there have been 1 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 0.0% compared to the previous 7 days.