Living with COVID-19 and previous COVID-19 statistics updates.

Population testing for COVID-19 has ended. This is part of the national living with COVID-19 strategy.

We publish a weekly report on Wednesdays. We use estimates of how many people have COVID-19 from the Office for National Statistics Coronavirus Infection Survey. Our report includes how many people have been vaccinated, are in hospital or have died after getting coronavirus in Bristol and the surrounding area.

Weekly report 28 September 2022

Number of COVID cases in the Bristol area

1 in 66 people in the South West are estimated to have had COVID-19 in the last week, this is 1.5% of people in the city.

 Graph showing the number of cases of COVID-19 in the region for the last seven days. 1 in 66 people in Bristol, Bath, North East and North Somerset have had COVID-19. 1 in 64 people in South Gloucestershire have had COVID-19. 1 in 75 people have had COVID-19 in the South West and 1 in 78 people have had COVID-19 in England.

Vaccinations

For people in Bristol over 16 years old:

  • 62% have had a booster or third dose
  • 76% have had a second dose
  • 80% have had a first dose

For children in Bristol aged 12 to 15 years old:

  • 1% have had a booster or third dose
  • 37% have had a second dose
  • 49% have had a first dose

For children in Bristol aged 5 to 11 years old:

  • 6% have had a second dose
  • 13% have had a first dose

Hospitalisations

108 patients are in hospital with COVID-19.

Graph showing the number of confirmed COVID-19 patients occupying hospital beds in Bristol since 20 May 2022. The number peaked to 200 in March/April and dropped to under 50 in May. There has been an increase of patients in hospital with COVID-19 from 36 to 108 since last week. On 1 September testing on those in hospital was paused.

Less than 5 patients are currently in ICU with COVID-19.

Deaths

5 people have died with COVID-19 in Bristol in the last four weeks. This is 2% of all deaths in the period.

Previous reports from the Director of Public Health