Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Ironbridge, Admaston & Higher Ercall

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 Telford and Wrekin

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 4,357 tests. This shows a decrease of -11.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Telford and Wrekin

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

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, 8 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 14.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Telford and Wrekin

Vaccines are given in several doses.

138,747 people had been given a first dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

131,958 people had been given a second dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

103,254 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 16 August 2022.

Healthcare in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 8 August 2022 and 14 August 2022, 90 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 7.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 90 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 Telford and Wrekin

Between 6 August 2022 and 12 August 2022, there have been 5 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 25.0% compared to the previous 7 days.