Coronavirus Update 27.10.21

Birmingham City Council’s dashboard of Covid-19 information for the week ending 17th October can be seen here. Across Birmingham, the number of cases rose by 4% from the previous week (3,302 cases, compared to 3,175 cases reported the previous week). Hospital admissions for Covid-19 across the city also rose by 4%, ranging between 22 and 57 new cases a day. There were 15 deaths reported for the  week in Birmingham; an increase of 3 deaths compared to the previous week.

For more information on the current Covid-19 guidance, including local details on testing, vaccinations, and boosters, please see our summary here.