The overall number of acute respiratory infection incidents reported to Public Health England (PHE) Health Protection Teams increased from 1,125 in the previous week to 1,312 in week 43 in England. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated, national influenza and COVID-19 surveillance report, National flu and COVID-19 surveillance reports, Deaths due to COVID-19 compared with deaths from influenza and pneumonia, Sources of UK flu data: influenza surveillance in the UK, Weekly national flu reports: 2017 to 2018 season, Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support, Transparency and freedom of information releases, 51.5% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group, 47.5% in school-age children (as of 30 November), 70.6% in healthcare workers (as of 30 November), 50.1% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group, 21.4% in those aged 50 to 64 who are not in a clinical risk group (this group became eligible on the 1 December 2020), 47.5% in school age children (as of 30 November), 49.1% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group, 17.7% in those aged 50 to 64 who are not in a clinical risk group (this group became eligible on the 1 December 2020), 19.8% in school-age children (as of 31 October), 51.6% in healthcare workers (as of 31 October), 46.8% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group, 12.2% in those aged 50 to 64 who are not in a clinical risk group (this group became eligible on the 1 December 2020), 43.7% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group, 41.2% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group, 37.8% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone. It is very positive that cases have declined for yet another week in all age groups and all regions whilst hospitalisations are also falling. In the majority of these incidents, SARS-CoV-2 has been detected. By continuing to reduce your contacts you can help to slow the spread of COVID-19. The main points from the weekly national influenza and COVID-19 surveillance report for week 43 (data up to week 42) are: Highest case rates continue to be observed among those aged 10 to 29, with a rate of 207.7 per 100,000 population for the 10 to 19 age group and 274.3 per 100,000 for those aged 20 to 29, although these have decreased since week 41. The hospital admission rate for COVID-19 was 18.66 per 100,000 in week 51, compared to 15.18 per 100,000 in the previous week. You’ve accepted all cookies. Positivity rates through Pillar 1 (NHS and PHE testing) have stayed at the same level and through Pillar 2 (community testing) have slightly decreased. Positivity rates were highest among those aged 80 and over tested through Pillar 1 (NHS and PHE testing) and in 10 to 19-year-olds tested through Pillar 2 (community testing). Positivity rates through Pillar 2 (community testing) continue to rise and has flattened under Pillar 1 (NHS and PHE testing). Any analysis of the data should be undertaken with this in mind. Check how the new Brexit rules affect you. Adults represent 99% of Covid admissions to hospital. By mixing with fewer people, we can help to slow the spread of COVID-19 and bring down the number of infections. Cases of coronavirus have fallen by almost a quarter across the UK in the last week, showing that the current lockdown is having an effect. This trust data is consistent with the daily release of admissions data, which is at regional and national level. Surveillance indicators suggest that COVID-19 activity at a national level has plateaued during week 49 between 30 November and 6 December 2020. We are concerned by the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 continues to have on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. Positivity rates were highest in those aged between 10 to 19; this was mainly in those in the upper end of the age group. Positivity rates through Pillar 1 (NHS and PHE testing) have increased slightly and decreased slightly through Pillar 2 (community testing). The highest rate of infections from the last week continues to be seen in the younger generations. The highest hospital admission rates for COVID-19 were observed in the North East. It’s also a good idea to think about reducing your contacts prior to Christmas to reduce the risk to you and your loved ones. ARA. Case rates have fallen across all age groups. Professor Chris Whitty said he hoped the peak … We’d also like to use analytics cookies. Provisional data suggests uptake rates are: We have had an incredible start to the flu vaccination programme, with record uptake in over 65s and 2 to 3 year olds. Sadly, we are seeing more deaths each day and these numbers will continue to rise before we see the impact of the nationwide lockdown. By age group, the highest hospital admission rates continue to be those aged 85 and over. Case rates have fallen the most in those aged 20 to 29. Almost 4 in 10 (39.9%) new critical care admissions have involved people from these backgrounds over the course of the pandemic. However, we must not be complacent and squander the gains we have made, even when some measures are eased. You can change your cookie settings at any time. The data collected is classified as management information. It has been collected on a daily basis with a tight turn round time. It has been collected on a daily basis with a tight turn round time. About 1 in 3 people who have coronavirus have no symptoms and will be spreading it without realising it. Case rates have decreased across all age groups except in those 80 and above, with the highest rate 879.7 per 100,000 population seen in those aged between 20 to 29 years old. The hospital admission rate for COVID-19 was 13.70 per 100,000 in week 49, compared to 14.70 per 100,000 in the previous week. However, little is known about differences in admissions … The overall number of acute respiratory infection incidents reported to PHE Health Protection Teams increased from 885 in the previous week to 1140 in week 41 in England. 24.5% in under 65 years in a clinical risk group. The number of patients being admitted to hospital with coronavirus is set to peak within the next 10 days, England’s chief medical officer has said. The hospitalisation rate for COVID-19 was 10.01 per 100,000 in week 43 compared to 7.74 per 100,000 in the previous week. But it is important to remember that we are still seeing high infection rates and COVID-related deaths across the country. The hospitalisation rate for COVID-19 was 16.74 per 100,000 in week 46 compared to 14.23 per 100,000 in the previous week. Surveillance indicators suggest that COVID-19 activity at a national level has decreased during week 48 between 23 and 29 November 2020. Flu vaccine uptake is higher in all groups compared to this time last year. Case rates per 100,000 have fallen across all regions. For the newly added items relating to Adult G&A beds the data is from 17th November. Sadly, the number of COVID-19 related deaths continue to rise, but we can all play our part. Between 12 and 18 January, an average of 115.9 patients were admitted to hospital, which is 9% fewer than the week before. Surveillance indicators suggest that COVID-19 activity at a national level has increased during week 51 between 14 and 20 December 2020. The number of acute respiratory infection incidents in England was 1,200 in week 53, compared to 846 in the previous week. I'm OK with analytics cookies. Around 1 in 3 of us won’t show symptoms but can still infect others who could become very unwell. The main points from this week’s national influenza and COVID-19 surveillance report are: Surveillance indicators suggest that at a national level COVID-19 case rates have declined while hospitalisations, ICU admissions and mortality continued to increase during week 1 of 2021, between 4 and 10 January. The number of acute respiratory infection incidents in England was 1,627 in week 1, compared to 1,200 in the previous week. The admission indicators have been published daily since 22nd September and contain a time series which starts on 1st August and that time series is added to each day with the release of data. With over 30 million doses available this season, more people than ever are being offered a free flu vaccine. NHS critical care beds could reach their limit this week as Covid-19 hospital admissions continue to rise, according to the chief executive of the NHS … Design Nationwide linkage cohort study. Hospitalisation rates for COVID-19 were 5.55 per 100,000 in week 41, compared to 3.60 per 100,000 in the previous week. These are the numbers showing the shocking rise in coronavirus cases and hospital admissions that have forced England into another national lockdown. The data bring into focus the huge pressure the health service is under. Dr Vanessa Saliba, Head of Flu, Public Health England said: This winter, more people than ever are being offered a free flu vaccine and it is encouraging to see uptake in 2 to 3-year-olds and those aged 65 and over is higher than ever for this point in the season. Positivity rates were highest among those aged 80 and over tested through both Pillar 1 (NHS and PHE testing), as they are more likely to be in hospital, and in 10 to 19-year-olds tested through Pillar 2 (community testing). Hospital admission rates for COVID-19 have increased in all regions and London is the highest with a rate of 43.38. Flu vaccine uptake is higher in all groups except pregnant women, compared to this time last year. London has also seen the highest increase in case rates per 100,000 population with 319.3 in week 50 compared to 199.9 in the previous week. This file contains Covid data on measures of hospital admissions and the number of beds occupied by Covid patients and the number of MV beds (beds capable of supporting mechanical ventilation) occupied by Covid patients. By region, the North West had the highest weekly rate of hospital admissions. The number of acute respiratory infection incidents in England was 855 in week 48, compared to 1,173 in the previous week. The hospital admission rate for COVID-19 was 37.20 per 100,000 in week 1, compared to 29.50 per 100,000 in the previous week. We are urging anyone who is eligible to take up the offer. In … If the problem persists, contact us via coronavirus-tracker@phe.gov.uk and include: details of what you were trying to do that caused the problem; your operating system (such as Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS) and its version if possible; your platform (such as mobile, tablet, computer) your browser (such as Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer) Flu vaccine uptake is higher in all groups except pregnant women compared to this time last year. The hospital admission rate also increased and was highest in those over 85. You can read more about our cookies before you choose. The hospitalisation rate for COVID-19 was 14.03 per 100,000 in week 45 compared to 13.53 per 100,000 in the previous week. This is deeply concerning and should make us all consider our plans to see loved ones at Christmas. Detections of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in England remained high in week 45 with a slight increase on the previous week. There is one simple and critical thing we can all do to help control the virus and reduce infection. I cannot stress enough how vital it is that everyone follows the guidelines as they are there to help protect you and your loved ones. We are urging anyone who is eligible to take up the offer. We are still seeing thousands of people having to go to hospital each day. 13 January, 2021 14:06. They were highest in the West Midlands, North East, and Yorkshire and the Humber. Positivity rates through Pillar 1 (NHS and PHE testing) and through Pillar 2 (community testing) have both decreased. A quarter of coronavirus admissions to hospital are for people under the age of 55, NHS England’s chief executive has said. The highest hospital admission rates continue to be those aged 85 and over but this has fallen. The number of acute respiratory infection incidents in England was 922 in week 51, compared to 860 in the previous week. Carl Heneghan, Jason Oke. By getting the jab, you can help protect yourself, your family and the NHS – it will help save lives. The number of acute respiratory infection incidents was 1,173 in week 47, compared to 1,331 in the previous week. The first uptake rates for school-age children (reception to year 7) and healthcare workers will be published in November. Dr Yvonne Doyle, Medical Director at Public Health England, said: The rate that people are being admitted to hospital is now higher than at any point during the pandemic. A number of data collections have been implemented to support incident management. Stay at home, it will protect the NHS and save lives. Case and hospital admission rates have increased across most of the country and the number of new daily infections are rising. Wash your hands regularly, use a face covering and keep your distance. By age group, the highest hospital admission rates were in those aged 85 and over. Hospitals face a “bleak” outlook as admissions for Covid-19 continue to surge, experts warned last night. A number of data collections have been implemented to support incident management. Case rates have fallen the most in those aged 20 to 29. Our advice for clinicians on the coronavirus is here. The highest hospital admission rates continue to be those aged 85. This in turn will help us to control the virus and save lives. Alarmingly case rates among the over 80s, who account for the most coronavirus related hospital admissions, are continuing to rise, and are now above 300/100,000. The West Midlands has seen the highest increase in case rates per 100,000 population, with 530.2 in week 53 compared to 292.6 in the previous week. It is of particular concern that rates are high in those in older age groups who are at risk of more serious illness as well as people in their twenties and thirties. The effect of the current measures does not yet appear in the data, but we should begin to see the impact soon. Provisional data suggests uptake rates are: We have had an incredible start to the flu vaccination programme, with record uptake in 2 to 3 year olds and rates in over 65s the highest since the 2005 to 2006 season. The highest hospital admission rates for COVID-19 were observed in the North East, but this has fallen from the previous week from 23.81 to 21.03. These send information about how our site is used to a service called Google Analytics. Change my preferences The huge efforts people have made over the past few weeks are starting to pay off. The indicators are derived from various data components within the daily Covid sitrep and the data for these components was deemed to be of sufficient quality from the beginning of August for such indicator construction. The number of Covid-19 patients needing hospital care in Northern Ireland's north west is slowing down, health chiefs have said. The highest case rates were seen in those aged 40 to 49, with a rate of 242.62 per 100,000 population. Case rates per 100,000 have increased across all regions and are the highest in London with a rate of 904.8 per 100,000 population. By age group, the highest hospital admission rates were in those aged 85 and over. Case rates have increased across all age groups. Case rates per 100,000 have only fallen in Yorkshire and the Humber; they have increased in all other regions. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Case detections decreased slightly compared to last week though this is likely to be driven by reduced testing over the half term period. The highest case rates were seen in those aged 20 to 29, with a rate of 362.1 per 100,000 population. Positivity rates were highest in those aged between 10 and 29 years old. Case rates have increased across all age groups, with the highest rate 434.6 per 100,000 population seen in those aged between 30 and 39. Coronavirus in Ireland: Hospital admissions increase by 70% in two weeks Leo Varadkar said that if the Nphet advised that closing non-essential … To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. The comments come as NHS England released data showing that the youngest person with no known underlying conditions whose death from Covid-19 was reported in the last 24 hours was aged 26. Case rates have fallen most in the West Midlands. Dr Yvonne Doyle, Medical Director for Public Health England, said: We’re now seeing about 40 per cent of positive cases among young adults in their late teens and early twenties, which is causing the disease to spread rapidly throughout the community and older people. The fewer people you see, the more you’ll help stop the spread of the virus and protect your loved ones. By age group, rates were highest among those aged 75+. With over 30 million doses available this season, more people than ever are being offered a free flu vaccine. The hospitalisation rate for COVID-19 was 7.74 per 100,000 in week 42 compared to 5.55 per 100,000 in the previous week. The highest hospital admission rates continue to be those aged 85 and above. We’ve put some small files called cookies on your device to make our site work. SARS-CoV-2 was detected in the majority of these incidents. Surveillance indicators suggest that coronavirus (COVID-19) activity at a national level has remained high during week 46, between 9 and 15 November 2020. Hospital admissions and deaths continue to climb right across the country, and there are signs in the data that increasing numbers of older people are now getting seriously ill. Surveillance indicators suggest that COVID-19 activity at a national level has continued to increase during week 53 between 28 December and 3 January. It is a matter of life and death. Big jump in Covid-19 hospital admissions as 19 further people die 40 patients are on ventilators. The highest rate of infections continues to be seen in the younger generations, but worryingly it is rising quickly in those over 80 who are most at risk of poor outcomes. Whatever your plans over the next few weeks, remember to keep your distance, wear a face covering in enclosed spaces, and wash your hands regularly. For other items, the file provides trust level information from 1st August up to the latest week. SARS-CoV-2 was detected in the majority of these incidents. Updated 12 Oct: The daily Cabinet Office coronavirus briefings, publish Hospital Acute Trusts data in England from major emergency departments that provide a consultant-led 24-hour service (a type 1 A&E). Case rates per 100,000 continue to be the highest in London, with a rate of 864.9 per 100,000 population. A smaller, shorter and local Christmas is safest for you and your loved ones. In week 48 they were 171.9 per 100,000 population, compared to 240.9 in the previous week. Case rates per 100,000 have fallen across all regions. Case rates for those aged 80+ are 245.3 per 100,000 population in week 46, compared to 235.5 in the previous week. 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