Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

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 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

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

Between 13 May 2022 and 19 May 2022, there have been 19,112 tests. This shows a decrease of -15.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

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

Between 14 May 2022 and 20 May 2022, 455 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -21.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

464,465 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 May 2022.

444,555 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 May 2022.

370,299 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 19 May 2022.

Healthcare in Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 9 May 2022 and 15 May 2022, 39 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -4.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 17 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 17 May 2022.

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

There was 1 coronavirus patient in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 17 May 2022.

Deaths in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Between 14 May 2022 and 20 May 2022, there have been 7 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -12.5% compared to the previous 7 days.