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Thursday, 6 May 2021

Covid: Nottinghamshire NHS Weekly update on hospital admissions, deaths and vaccination progress

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This week has seen Nottinghamshire’s Covid vaccination programme continue to make progress.

So far, 683,974 vaccinations have been administered in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire with 53,677 delivered in the last week.

In total, 169,360 second doses have now been administered.

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The NHS is urging anyone who qualifies for a jab, but has not yet received one, to book an appointment.

Those who are currently eligible include over 40s, frontline health and social care workers as well as those who are clinically vulnerable and carers. You can book an appointment by calling 119 or visiting the National Booking Website.

This Bank Holiday weekend if you have an urgent health concern or need medical advice when your GP practice is closed, don’t worry you can call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk. NHS 111 will direct you to the most appropriate service to use. It’s free to call 24 hours a day. For life threatening injuries or illness call 999. Pharmacies are open across the weekend; you can find which pharmacies are open near you here.

Hospitals

• We have seen 21 admissions relating to Covid-19 in the seven days to  25 April, which compares to 47 in the previous 7 day period

• We had 66 beds occupied by Covid+ patients on 27 April, this compares to 81 on 20 April

• Of those 66 beds, 10% were mechanically ventilated

• In the week from 19 – 25 April there were 3 deaths in our hospitals up from 0 in the previous week

Primary Care

• In March there were 534,353 GP appointments in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

• 55% of these appointments were seen face-to-face and 51% were seen on the same day or next.

Vaccinations

• Latest data shows in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire we have administered 683,974 vaccinations (8 December – 25 April) with 53,677 delivered in the last week.

• A breakdown of the figures, alongside ONS population estimates, show vaccines have been administered to 96.7% of people aged 80+, 100% of people aged 75-79, 97.9% of people aged 70-74, 92.8% of people aged 65-69,  97% of people aged 60-64, 94.3% of people aged 55-59 and 88.6% of people aged 50-54, 72% of people aged 45-49.

• Second doses have been administered to 86.4% of people aged 80+, 90.3% of people aged 75-79, 60.2% of people aged 70-74, 8.5% of people aged 65-69,  11.9% of people aged 60-64, 13.1% of people aged 55-59 and 12.2% of people aged 50-54 and 11% of people aged 45-49.