Covid cases fall as three deaths recorded in Teignbridge

By Nick Knight   |   Editor   |
Saturday 18th December 2021 6:55 am
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COVID case numbers have fallen across Teignbridge but three deaths have been reported between December 11 and 17 within 28 days of a positive test.

Meanwhile Booster sessions have been going on apace at Newton Abbot’s Racecourse.

According to the latest Government figures 79 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on December 17.

Between December 11 and 17 648 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -21.3% compared to the previous seven days.

Testing in Teignbridge

There were 10,648 tests reported on December 16. This shows an increase of 43.0%compared to the previous seven days.

Between December 10 and 16 December, there have been 38,009 tests.

Vaccinations in Teignbridge

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

110,841 people had been given a first dose by the end of 16 December 2021.

103,967 people had been given a second dose by the end of 16 December 2021.

Booster sessions are ongoing at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

Healthcare in Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

One person with coronavirus went into hospital on December 12.

Between December 6 and 12 December, 26 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 13.0% compared to the previous seven days.

There were 26 patients in hospital with coronavirus on December 14.

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

There were three coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on December 14.

Deaths in Teignbridge

There were no deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 17 December 17. But between December 11 and 17 , there have been three deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 200% compared to the previous seven days.

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