Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for England

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 England

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

Between 27 July 2022 and 2 August 2022, there have been 1,103,721 tests. This shows a decrease of -13.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in England

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

Between 23 July 2022 and 29 July 2022, 65,125 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -34.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

Vaccines are given in several doses.

45,173,642 people had been given a first dose by the end of 2 August 2022.

42,475,448 people had been given a second dose by the end of 2 August 2022.

33,405,904 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 2 August 2022.

Healthcare in England

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 26 July 2022 and 1 August 2022, 7,870 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -22.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 9,817 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 3 August 2022.

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

There were 232 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 3 August 2022.

Deaths in England

Between 23 July 2022 and 29 July 2022, there have been 930 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -27.5% compared to the previous 7 days.