Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Dunster, Dulverton & Exmoor

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 Somerset West and Taunton

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

Between 24 June 2022 and 30 June 2022, there have been 5,585 tests. This shows a decrease of -9.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Somerset West and Taunton

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

Between 20 June 2022 and 26 June 2022, 12 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 140.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Somerset West and Taunton

Vaccines are given in several doses.

130,045 people had been given a first dose by the end of 30 June 2022.

125,156 people had been given a second dose by the end of 30 June 2022.

105,023 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 30 June 2022.

Healthcare in South West

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 23 June 2022 and 29 June 2022, 835 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 44.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 733 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 1 July 2022.

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

There were 13 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 1 July 2022.

Deaths in Somerset West and Taunton

Between 20 June 2022 and 26 June 2022, there have been 2 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 100.0% compared to the previous 7 days.