Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

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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 South Somerset

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

Between 10 August 2022 and 16 August 2022, there have been 3,726 tests. This shows an increase of 22.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in South Somerset

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

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, 6 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in South Somerset

Vaccines are given in several doses.

141,843 people had been given a first dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

137,162 people had been given a second dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

116,224 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

Healthcare in Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 8 August 2022 and 14 August 2022, 11 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 14 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 16 August 2022.

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

There were 0 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 16 August 2022.

Deaths in South Somerset

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, there have been 3 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -40.0% compared to the previous 7 days.