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 Northumberland
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
190 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 23 September 2021.
Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, 1,248 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 10.3% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccinations in Northumberland
Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.
252,521 people had been given a first dose by the end of 22 September 2021.
238,047 people had been given a second dose by the end of 22 September 2021.
Healthcare in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.
7 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 19 September 2021.
Between 13 September 2021 and 19 September 2021, 45 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -11.8% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 33 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 9 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 21 September 2021.
Deaths in Northumberland
There were 2 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 7 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.