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 853,767 tests reported on 22 September 2021. This shows a decrease of -8.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 16 September 2021 and 22 September 2021, there have been 5,895,534 tests.

Cases in West Devon

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

19 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 23 September 2021.

Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, 143 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 17.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in West Devon

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

44,849 people had been given a first dose by the end of 22 September 2021.

42,299 people had been given a second dose by the end of 22 September 2021.

Healthcare in University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

5 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 19 September 2021.

Between 13 September 2021 and 19 September 2021, 42 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -32.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 41 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 21 September 2021.

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

There were 7 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 21 September 2021.

Deaths in West Devon

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 23 September 2021.

Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, there have been 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.