Covid-19: How Havering's current figures compare to November 2020 lockdown

How Havering's current Covid cases compare to November 2020 lockdown

How Havering's current Covid cases compare to November 2020 lockdown - Credit: PA

Covid-19 restrictions have largely been relaxed across the UK, with Havering residents free to shop, eat out and meet friends.

However, this time last year London was about to enter new lockdown restrictions, following the prime minister's decision to scrap a planned relaxation of Covid rules for Christmas.

With Havering currently experiencing high rates of Covid, how does the situation compare with the same time a year ago? We have looked at the data.

What are the infection rates in Havering?

In the week leading up to November 19 last year, there were 385.7 cases per 100,000 people. In total, there were 1,001 cases reported that week.

In the week leading up to November 18 this year, there were 362.9 cases per 100,000 people. There was a total of 946 cases that week.

How many cases of Covid are being reported?

On November 17 2020, 150 cases were reported in Havering, with a seven day average of 134.1 cases.

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The government's latest figures show that on Sunday - November 21 - there were 142 cases in the borough.

How many people have died?

Last year, there were 23 deaths in Havering between November 17 and November 23.

The most recent data - recorded between November 8 and November 19 2021 - shows that there have been three deaths in Havering within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. 

As of November 22 2021, 875 people in Havering have died.

How many people are in hospital?

On November 16 2020, there were 211 hospital beds occupied by Covid-19 patients at King George and Queen's hospitals. 

On the same date this year, there were 60 in-patients at the facilities run by the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT). 

How many people have been vaccinated?

According to government figures, 179,560 people had been given a first dose of the vaccine by the end of Sunday (November 21).

165,984 people had been given a second dose.

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