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Vaccinations

People vaccinated

Up to and including 6 May 2021

Daily — 1st dose
135,470 Number of adults vaccinated (first dose) on 6 May 2021
Total — 1st dose
35,069,641 Total number of adults vaccinated (first dose) up to and including 6 May 2021
Daily — 2nd dose
473,001 Number of adults vaccinated (second dose) on 6 May 2021
Total — 2nd dose
16,764,720 Total number of adults vaccinated (second dose) up to and including 6 May 2021
Percentage of adult population
Percentage of adult population
66.6% Percentage of adults vaccinated (first dose) up to and including 6 May 2021
 1st dose
31.8% Percentage of adults vaccinated (first dose) up to and including 6 May 2021
 2nd dose
Cases

People tested positive

Latest data provided on 7 May 2021

Daily
2,490 Daily number of people tested positive reported on 7 May 2021
Last 7 days
14,420 Total number of people tested positive reported in the last 7 days (1 May 2021 – 7 May 2021)
arrow -1,094 (-7.1%) Change from previous 7 days (24 April 2021 – 30 April 2021)
Rate per 100,000 people:  21.2
7-day rolling rate by date of specimen as of 2 May 2021

Deaths

Deaths within 28 days of positive test

Latest data provided on 7 May 2021

Daily
15 Daily number of deaths within 28 days of positive test reported on 7 May 2021
Last 7 days
81 Total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test reported in the last 7 days (1 May 2021 – 7 May 2021)
arrow -51 (-38.6%) Change from previous 7 days (24 April 2021 – 30 April 2021)
Rate per 100,000 people:  0.1
7-day rolling rate by date of death as of 2 May 2021

Healthcare

Patients admitted

Latest data provided on 3 May 2021

Daily
121 Daily number of patients admitted reported on 3 May 2021
Last 7 days
821 Total number of patients admitted reported in the last 7 days (27 April 2021 – 3 May 2021)
arrow -154 (-15.8%) Change from previous 7 days (20 April 2021 – 26 April 2021)


Testing

Virus tests conducted

Latest data provided on 6 May 2021

Daily
1,067,566 Daily number of virus tests conducted reported on 6 May 2021
Last 7 days
6,198,591 Total number of virus tests conducted reported in the last 7 days (30 April 2021 – 6 May 2021)
arrow -702,516 (-10.2%) Change from previous 7 days (23 April 2021 – 29 April 2021)


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