COVID-19 - UK: ONS Reports - 13 January 2023 - 2.694m Positive

It’s just part of a Learning Curve.

Pressure is mounting on the federal government to expand access to a fifth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with a growing number of vulnerable Australians facing waning immunity at a time when case numbers across the country are rising.

Another to add to the statistics, my Nieces 54 year old brother in law died yesterday, he had Covid some time ago and it damaged his heart valve . He died in hospital while undergoing treatment to repair the damage.

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Sweden leads the world in the number of excess deaths.

Funny that.

Vaccines working well in Australia then

I’m sorry to hear that … :frowning_face:

That type of “statistic” is far too often ignored and forgotten … as the pandemic took hold, my own brother-in-law was a victim of heart complications caused by COVID and was one of those deprived of comfort in his last hours … :frowning_face:

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Absolutely, thanks for asking, the vaccines are doing their job, they were never designed to prevent you catching covid but they mitigate its severity. Just look at the death rate.

That’s idiotic.

COVID-19 infections fell across all UK countries

ONS - 11 November 2022

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections continued to decrease in England and Wales and decreased in Northern Ireland and Scotland in the latest week (ending 1 November 2022).

The estimated percentage of people living in private households (those not in care homes or other communal establishments) testing positive for COVID-19 was:

  • 2.43% in England (1 in 40 people)

  • 2.38% in Wales (1 in 40 people)

  • 2.17% in Northern Ireland (1 in 45 people)

  • 2.04% in Scotland (1 in 50 people)

Since the end of June 2022, most COVID-19 infections in the UK have been Omicron variant BA.5.

How did you come to that conclusion?

Country Deaths per Million Pop
Australia 608
Sweden 2038
UK 2842

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Sad to hear Meg. It is unfortunate that this death presumably will not appear in the UK ONS Covid statistics because it did not occur within 28 days of infection.

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Another lie, just like the vaccines were supposed to stop you transmitting it.

The death rates are consistent (slightly higher) than any other flue epidemic. Dodgy reporting is mainly due to that. Also, infection rates were highest prior to the lockdowns, never mind the vaccines, most people would have had a degree of natural immunity by the time the vaccines were released.

Lots of other dodgy data as I’ve said before, but you believe what you want to believe.

It’s true.

the holes in a facemask are way to big to stop a virus. You may be protected from droplets, but with airborne vaccines thats a bit like pissing on a forest fire and claiming you helped to slow its spread.

If you report someone being killed by being run over by a bus who happens to have had Covid in the last 28 days, thats treated as a covid death.

Just one example of the stupid reporting by governments and health authorities. According to the ONS in the UK the actual number of people with covid as the only cause of death was around 17,400.

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/coronaviruscovid19infectionsurveypilot/25november2022

The following points are for the week ending 15 November 2022.

  • The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) continued to decrease in England, Wales and Scotland, and the trend was uncertain in Northern Ireland.
  • In England, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 809,200 (95% credible interval: 757,900 to 862,600), equating to 1.48% of the population (a decrease from 1.73% in the previous week), or around 1 in 65 people.
  • In Wales, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 45,400 (95% credible interval: 35,200 to 57,100), equating to 1.49% of the population (a decrease from 1.84% in the previous week), or around 1 in 65 people.
  • In Northern Ireland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 34,100 (95% credible interval: 25,500 to 44,300), equating to 1.86% of the population (there was no change in the percentage which was 1.86% in the previous week), or around 1 in 55 people.
  • In Scotland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 83,700 (95% credible interval: 67,000 to 102,500), equating to 1.59% of the population (a decrease from 1.85% in the previous week), or around 1 in 65 people.

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https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/coronaviruscovid19infectionsurveypilot/2december2022

1.Main points

The following points are for the week ending 21 November 2022 for England, Northern Ireland and Scotland, and 22 November 2022 for Wales.

The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) increased in England, continued to decrease in Wales, and the trend was uncertain in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
In England, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 873,200 (95% credible interval: 818,600 to 928,300), equating to 1.60% of the population (an increase from 1.48% in the previous week) or around 1 in 60 people.
In Wales, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 39,600 (95% credible interval: 30,500 to 50,000), equating to 1.30% of the population (a decrease from 1.49% in the previous week) or around 1 in 75 people.
In Northern Ireland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 28,900 (95% credible interval: 20,200 to 39,000), equating to 1.57% of the population or around 1 in 65 people.
In Scotland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 91,100 (95% credible interval: 74,000 to 110,100), equating to 1.73% of the population or around 1 in 60 people.

Data last updated 18 November 2022. The BBC is updating this page less frequently. Latest government figures can be found on the coronavirus dashboard:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey, UK: 13 January 2023

1.Main points

The following points are for the week ending 3 January 2023 for England and Wales, and the week ending 31 December 2022 for Northern Ireland and Scotland.

The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) decreased in England and Wales, continued to increase in Scotland, and the trend was uncertain in Northern Ireland.

In England, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 2,189,300 (95% credible interval: 2,094,800 to 2,283,200), equating to 4.02% of the population (a decrease from 4.52% in the previous reference week), or around 1 in 25 people.

In Wales, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 157,000 (95% credible interval: 136,500 to 180,100), equating to 5.16% of the population (a decrease from 5.70% in the previous reference week), or around 1 in 19 people.

In Northern Ireland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 129,100 (95% credible interval: 109,800 to 151,200), equating to 7.04% of the population, or around 1 in 14 people.

In Scotland, the estimated number of people testing positive for COVID-19 was 219,600 (95% credible interval: 189,300 to 251,600), equating to 4.17% of the population (an increase from 4.05% in the previous reference week), or around 1 in 25 people.

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You need to watch that Doctor fellow on youtube, the amount of variants about are mind boggling, and, the previous Jabs give no protection, luckily, at the mo the symptoms are mainly mild in most folks.