COVID have fallen for the seventh day in a row in the UK.

There are still over 300,000 adults who have yet to receive their first dose of vaccine.

Across Birmingham, the number of cases  decreased by 2,932 compared with last week

3,747 cases this week

6,679 last week 

All wards in Birmingham reported new cases this week.

These are the wards with the highest case rates (cases per 100,000 population) this week:

  • Frankley Great Park (617)
  • Sutton Mere Green (599)
  • Shard End (593)
  • Oscott (521)
  • Gravelly Hill (518)
  • Highter's Heath (488)
  • Sutton Trinity (475)
  • Kingstanding (466)
  • Longbridge & West Heath (462)
  • Bournville (437)

Total cases fell in all age groups this week, 

  • 0 – 19 age group (-49%),
  • 20 – 39 age group (-45%),
  • 40 - 59 age group (-39%). 

They also decreased in all ethnic groups,

  • Mixed group (-48%)
  • White group (-47%)

Testing rates per 100k also fell from 8,114 to 6,284.

 

Walk-in appointments

Walk-in appointments are taking place at mass vaccination centres across Birmingham and Solihull.

These appointments are for a first doses and those eligible to receive a second dose (following Government guidance, there must be a gap of 8-12 weeks between appointments).

Everybody must always wear a face covering and follow social distancing guidelines when attending the sites. 

If you would prefer to book ahead of time, please call 119 or visit the NHS website.

Walk ins are at 

Millennium Point
Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG
Tue 27 Jul - Sat 31 July, 08:00am to 6:00pm

Aston Villa Football Club
Trinity Road, Birmingham, B6 6HE
Tue 27 Jul - Sat 31 July, 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Fort Shopping Park
20 Fort Pkwy, Birmingham B24 9FP
Fri 30 Jul - Sat 31 Jul, 9:30am to 6:30pm

 

mobile vaccination team to provide walk-in facilities at 

Newtown Shopping Centre on

Friday 30th and Saturday 31st July.

 

 

St George’s Academy in Newtown

to coincide with Friday Prayers at the Huda Mosque.

Engagement team Solutions 4 Health and community leaders will also be out and about in the area to encourage more people to get a vaccination.

Before you go please check this webpage on the day you plan to attend as dates/times are subject to change.

 

 

14:10, 31 Jul 2021 by Peni Whelan