Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Curry Rivel & Fivehead

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 15 September 2022 and 21 September 2022, there have been 308 tests. This shows a decrease of -83.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in South Somerset

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

Between 11 September 2022 and 17 September 2022, 0 - 2 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of N/A% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in South Somerset

Vaccines are given in several doses.

141,684 people had been given a first dose by the end of 21 September 2022.

137,073 people had been given a second dose by the end of 21 September 2022.

116,281 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 21 September 2022.

Healthcare in South West

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 13 September 2022 and 19 September 2022, 509 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 39.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 488 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 21 September 2022.

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

There were 8 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 21 September 2022.

Deaths in South Somerset

Between 11 September 2022 and 17 September 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.