Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

By The Visual and Data Journalism Team
BBC News

There have been more than 11 million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK and nearly 147,000 people have died, government figures show.
However, these figures include only people who have died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus.
So far, 89% of people aged 12 and over in the UK have had their first vaccine dose, 82% have had their second and 44% have had a booster.
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The average number of daily confirmed cases has bounced around since mid-July and has been rising again since early November.
A further 88,376 confirmed cases were announced on Thursday, the highest number of daily cases since the pandemic began.
The emergence of the new Omicron variant means new restrictions are being put in place as a precaution across the UK.
It is thought the infection rate in the first peak of the virus in spring 2020 was much higher than was evident from the reported number of cases. Testing capacity was then too limited to detect the true number of daily cases.
The red areas on the map below show the places currently seeing the highest number of cases per 100,000 people.
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More than 51 million people, 89% of those aged 12 and over in the UK, have now received a first dose of a vaccine.
The number of people who have received a second vaccine dose is now almost 47 million, or 82% of people aged 12 and over.
So far, more than 25 million booster doses have been administered across the UK, with more than 21 million in England, 2.3 million in Scotland, 1.2 million in Wales and 615,000 in Northern Ireland.
Scientists have warned that two doses of a Covid vaccine are not enough to stop people catching the Omicron variant, but a booster dose prevents around 75% of people getting any symptoms.
The UK Health Security Agency has also said that vaccines are still likely to offer good protection against severe Covid that needs hospital treatment.
The government has said every adult will be offered a booster jab by the end of the year, as long as they have had their second dose at least three months earlier.
There were 146 deaths within 28 days of a positive test reported on Thursday.
Of those deaths, there were 122 in England, 18 in Scotland and were six in Northern Ireland. No deaths were reported in Wales.
England has seen the majority of UK deaths since the pandemic began, with more than 127,000.
The most recent government figures show 7,579 people with coronavirus in hospital in the UK, up from 7,384 a week earlier.
Although the number of hospital patients has started to rise again, it remains far below the peak of nearly 40,000 people back in January.
Looking at patients in hospital by region, they are now rising in several areas, with the sharpest rise in London.
When looking at the overall death toll from coronavirus, official figures count deaths in three different ways, each giving a slightly different number.
First, government figures – the ones reported each day – count people who died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus. This figure is nearly 147,000.
According to the latest ONS figures, the UK has now seen more than 170,000 deaths in total – that's all those deaths where coronavirus was mentioned on the death certificate even if the person had not been tested for the virus.
The third measure counts all deaths over and above the expected number since the pandemic began – that figure was more than 146,000 as of 3 December.
In total, there were 13,351 deaths registered in the week to 3 December, which was 13% above the five-year average – up from 11% the previous week.
Of the total deaths, 909 were related to coronavirus, 71 fewer than last week.
The "R number" is the average number of people an infected person will pass the disease on to.
If R is below one, then the number of people contracting the disease will fall; if it is above one, the number will grow.
The government has said in the past that the R number is one of the most important factors in making policy decisions.
The latest R number estimate for England is 0.9 to 1.1, for Scotland it is 0.9 to 1.1, for Wales it is 0.8 to 1.0 and for Northern Ireland it is 1.0 to 1.2.
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