The position in Plymouth

Updated: Wednesday 11 August 2022


Following the ending of free Covid testing for most people as part of the Government's 'Living with Covid' plan, from the end of March 2022 the figures showing the number of cases no longer provide an accurate picture of the levels of the virus within our community.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) monitors Covid rates nationally through its Coronavirus Infection Survey.


Covid-19 cases in Plymouth

During the week 23 July to 29 July there were 340 new cases confirmed in Plymouth, a decrease on the previous week total of 584.

This is a rate of 129.7 per 100,000 people. This is above the current rate for England, which is 115.7 per 100,000 people.

The total number of confirmed cases in Plymouth since the start of the outbreak is 95,146. 


Number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Plymouth by week


Deaths from COVID-19 

A total of 409 Plymouth resident deaths have been associated with COVID-19 since the start of the outbreak. 

During the week 23 Jul to 29 Jul there were four Plymouth resident registered death associated with COVID-19. This is a decrease on the previous week.


Total number of registered deaths and deaths associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Plymouth by week

Source: Office for National Statistics