Report for week ending 11 June 2021
New cases continue to increase this week, along with overall case rates. The % of positive tests has increased, and the overall rate of testing using PCR, LFD or both has increased.
All adults who don't have symptoms should now be testing twice a week using the rapid lateral flow tests.
Spread appears to be primarily occurring through household, social and workplace interactions. Spread often happens in the home but it isn’t inevitable, and visiting the Germ Defence website can help.
Hospital admissions range between 3 and 17 new cases a day for the week 5 June 2021 to 11 June 2021 across the hospitals in the city (total = 72), a slight increase from between 4 and 12 last week (total = 56).
The average number of daily hospital admissions has been steadily increasing over the last month. The number of deaths remained at 1, the same as last week.