In Scotland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 272,000 (95% credible interval: 223,600 to 324,400), equating to 5.17% of the population, or around 1 in 19 people (source: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey, UK - Office for National Statistics).

In the week ending 31 July 2022 there were:

  • 17 new admissions to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) with a laboratory confirmed test of COVID-19, a decrease of 16 from the previous week (week ending 24 Jul 2022)
  • on average 1,461 patients in hospital with COVID-19, a 12.0% decrease from the previous week ending 24 July 2022 (1,660)

In the week ending 24 July 2022, there were 92 deaths involving COVID-19 (8 more than the previous week) (source: National Records of Scotland).

View the COVID-19 Statistical Report

Last updated: 03 August 2022
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