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Portsmouth COVID-19 intelligence summary - last updated 20 January (this page is updated weekly)

Portsmouth new cases

Chart showing 7 day moving covid infection average in Portsmouth

There have been 1,928 new infections in Portsmouth recorded (Pillar 1 and Pillar 2) in the past week. Portsmouth has now had 49,438 people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result (either lab-confirmed or lateral flow device).

The chart shows the curve of people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result.

Data is from the National government website, data as of 20 January 2022.

Case numbers are subject to revisions, especially most recent numbers.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Chart showing vaccine uptake in Portsmouth. First and Second Dose

In Portsmouth, as of 20 January:

  • 161,056 people have been given their first COVID-19 vaccination dose
  • 148,175 people have been given their second COVID-19 vaccination dose
  • 110,112 people have been given their third or booster COVID-19 vaccination dose

Total percentage of people aged 12 and over who have received a Booster COVID-19 vaccination, shown by age group

Chart showing vaccine uptake in Portsmouth. Third and Booster Dose

Cases by age in Portsmouth

Number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in the previous 7 days per 100,000

Chart showing the COVID-19 case rate for different age groups in Portsmouth
Age rangeCases per 100,000 (past 7 days)
0-14 years1,262.73
15-29 years892.95
30-44 years1,217.92
45-59 years699.61
60 years and over337.05

This chart shows the rate per 100,000 of cases in the last 7 days, split into age bands.

Rates are now highest among persons aged 0-14 years. Since 10 January 2022, rates have increased among 0-14 year olds, but have decreased across all other age bands.

The chart shows the rolling 7 day average rate of people testing positive for Covid-19 by age group for Portsmouth residents.

Case data is fromĀ the National Government website, correct as of 20 January 2022. Rates are calculated using the ONS 2019 mid-year population estimates.

Case numbers are subject to revisions, especially most recent numbers.

Confirmed cases and rates for each HIOW Upper-Tier Local Authority

Chart showing the moving 7-day average of COVID-19 cases in Hampshire and Isle of Wight
Area NameTotal Cases so farNew cases: Rolling 7 day SumNew cases: Rolling 7 Day rate per 100,000 population
Portsmouth494381928898
Southampton566092254891.4
Isle of Wight25345846594.5
Hampshire28526411787848.5
Date ending19/01/202215/01/202215/01/2022

The chart shows the curve of new cases (daily and 7 day average) for the Upper Tier Local Authorities in HIOW.

The new cases in the last 7 days is from the 7-day period ending 20 January 2022.

Data is fromĀ the National government website, data as of 20 January 2022.

Case numbers are subject to revisions, especially most recent numbers.

Weekly rates of COVID-19 cases

Map of England showing weekly rates of COVID-19

Weekly rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population tested under Pillar 1 and 2, by upper-tier local authority, England (box shows enlarged maps of London area).

Based on week 2 (10 January 2022 and 16 January 2022). Available on the National Government website.

The colour scale of this map was changed on 20 January 2022. This means it can’t be compared to previous versions of the map.

Local authorityRate per 100,000 last 7 days
England967.4
Portsmouth898.0
Southampton891.4
South East876.2
Isle of Wight594.5
Hampshire848.5
Middlesbrough1586.9
South Tyneside1625.1

Rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 resident population in 7 days. This is data from the most recent 7 day period with complete data (09 January 2022 and 15 January 2022.)

Available on the Government website (accessed 20 January 2022).

New deaths within 28 days of positive test (3-day average) in Portsmouth

Chart showing 3 day average deaths Portsmouth

There have been 63 Covid-19 related deaths within 28 days of positive test recorded in Portsmouth since the start of July 2021.

There have been 4 deaths in the last 7 days (8 deaths in the last 15 days), and 428 deaths in total.

The chart shows the number of deaths (3-day average) of people who had had a positive test result for Covid-19 and died within 28 days of the first positive test in Portsmouth.

Data for the period ending 5 days before 20 January 2022 (the date when the website was last updated with data) is incomplete and subject to change.

Data is from the national government website as of 20 January 2022.

Registered COVID-19 deaths compared to weekly average

Chart showing excess deaths and proportion showing COVID-19 on the death certificate
  • There have been 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test within the last 7 days in Portsmouth (Data up to 19.01.2022. Available from: https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/, accessed 20.01.2022).
  • The total number of deaths each week in Portsmouth was higher than in an average week for 5 weeks from the late March to early May 2020. These excess deaths were mostly Covid-19 related.
  • Between week 51 (up to 18th December 2020) and week 5 (up to 5th February 2021) the total number of deaths in Portsmouth was higher than in an average week. The majority of these excess deaths were Covid-19 related.
  • Since week 8 (up to 26th February 2021) the number of deaths in Portsmouth has been lower than an average week, except for week 13 (up to 2nd April 2021); week 22 (up to 4th June 2021); week 24 (up to 18th June 2021); week 26 (up to 2nd July 2021); week 29 (up to 23rd July 2021); and week 34 (up to 27th August 2021). For majority of these excess deaths Covid-19 was not mentioned on the death certificate.
  • For two out of the past four weeks (up to 07.01.2022) the total number of deaths in Portsmouth was higher than in an average week. Over this time period there were 10 Covid-19 related deaths (8 of which were in week 50).

The chart shows the number of deaths by week of occurrence.

  • The pale grey bars show the number of deaths where COVID-19 was not mentioned on the death certificate
  • The red bars show the number of deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate
  • The total height of each bar shows the total number of deaths
  • The green line shows the average number of deaths for the corresponding week of the relevant years

Numbers are subject to revisions, especially most recent numbers.