Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Reading Central

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 Reading

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

Between 23 November 2022 and 29 November 2022, there have been 1,180 tests. This shows an increase of -452.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Reading

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

Between 20 November 2022 and 26 November 2022, 5 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 150.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Reading

Vaccines are given in several doses.

129,674 people had been given a first dose by the end of 30 November 2022.

123,398 people had been given a second dose by the end of 30 November 2022.

93,932 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 30 November 2022.

Healthcare in Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 22 November 2022 and 28 November 2022, 40 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 48.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 26 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 30 November 2022.

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

There was 1 coronavirus patient in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 30 November 2022.

Deaths in Reading

Between 20 November 2022 and 26 November 2022, there have been 1 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.