COVID-19 statistical report
Management Information Statistics
21 April 2021
- 21 April 2021
- Statistical report
- Public Health Scotland
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)
About this release
This weekly release by Public Health Scotland presents data on COVID-19 across NHSScotland.
- In the week ending 18 April 2021, 1,344 individuals were recorded in the contact tracing software, from which 3,047 unique contacts have been traced.
- As at 18 April 2021, there have been 223,914 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 1,421 in the week ending 18 April.
- In the week ending 14 April 2021, there were 95 admissions to hospital with a laboratory confirmed test of COVID-19.
- In the week ending 17 April 2021 there were 8 new admissions to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) for confirmed COVID-19 patients.
- In the week ending 18 April 2021 there were 4,690 people who arrived in Scotland from outside the UK, of which 3,782 were required to quarantine (of which 678 were quarantined in a hotel) and 3,001 were contacted by the National Contact Tracing Centre.
- In the week ending 19 April, under the Community Testing Programme 8.1% of symptomatic and 3.2% of asymptomatic tests for COVID-19 were positive.
- In the week ending 19 April 2021, there have been 1,947 LFD tests carried out across all university and college test sites, of which 6 (0.3%) have tested positive.
Additional charts and data are available to view in the interactive dashboard accompanying this report.
Wider impact detailed analysis
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a wider impact on health and care as a result of the lockdown, economic pressures and changes to health services.
A range of analyses on the impact of COVID-19 across aspects of NHS Scotland is available on the interactive information tool (external website).
Since the start of the outbreak, Public Health Scotland (PHS) has been working closely with the Scottish Government and health and care colleagues to support the surveillance and monitoring of COVID-19 amongst the population. There is a large amount of data being regularly published regarding COVID-19. For example, Coronavirus in Scotland – Scottish Government (external website) and Deaths involving coronavirus in Scotland – National Records of Scotland (external website). This report complements the range of existing data currently available.
Find out more
Versions of the Weekly national respiratory report publication released before 30 November 2022 may be found on the Public Health Scotland website
Versions of the COVID-19 weekly statistical report publication released before 30 November 2022 may be found on the Public Health Scotland website
Open data from this publication is available from the following weblinks:
- COVID-19 Open Data platform
- Respiratory Open Data platform
- Flu and COVID Winter 2022 Vaccination Programme Uptake Open Data platform
- Scottish Health and Social Care Open Data platform
- Ethnicity Data: The COVID-19 & Respiratory Surveillance in Scotland interactive dashboard was updated on 23 February 2023 to include more recent information relating to ethnicity of COVID-19 hospital admissions.
- 28 September 2022 COVID-19 statistical report publication contains information on COVID-19 infection and vaccination in pregnancy in Scotland.
- 02 March 2022 COVID-19 statistical report publication contains information on Highest Risk (shielding patients list)
If you have an enquiry relating to this publication, please contact email@example.com.
If you have a media enquiry relating to this publication, please contact the Communications and Engagement team.
Requesting other formats and reporting issues
If you require publications or documents in other formats, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To report any issues with a publication, please email email@example.com.
Older versions of this publication
Versions of this publication released before 16 March 2020 may be found on the Data and Intelligence, Health Protection Scotland or Improving Health websites.