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 Telford and Wrekin
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
112 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 23 September 2021.
Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, 816 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 20.9% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccinations in Telford and Wrekin
Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.
127,451 people had been given a first dose by the end of 22 September 2021.
117,703 people had been given a second dose by the end of 22 September 2021.
Healthcare in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.
4 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 19 September 2021.
Between 13 September 2021 and 19 September 2021, 54 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -1.8% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 38 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 5 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 21 September 2021.
Deaths in Telford and Wrekin
There were 0 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 1 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -66.7% compared to the previous 7 days.