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Data on coronavirus and NHS activity and capacity up to 23 November 2021.

Statistics on coronavirus:

  • hospitalisations
  • new admissions to hospital
  • invasive ventilated beds in Wales
  • general and acute beds use in Wales

Statistics on NHS staff absence are available on StatsWales as well as all other statistics in this release. Additionally, information on beds, hospitalisations and admissions is published on weekdays on StatsWales at 12pm containing data up to the previous day. After 12pm on Thursdays, the data shown in this release will not contain the most up to date published data. However, this weekly release provides additional commentary on trends in the data.

This release focuses on presenting data related to NHS hospital activity and capacity only. Information on wider contextual information such as cases and deaths are still available on Public Health Wales dashboard and published by the Office for National Statistics.

We also publish data weekly on the testing for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please see the UK Government dashboard for information on testing, cases, deaths and healthcare at a UK level. More information on these differences is available in the quality and methodology information section of the report.

The data are taken from management information and are subject to change. They have not been not been subject to the same validation processes undertaken for official statistics releases. However, they are provided to support transparency and understanding of NHS activity at this time. The official statistics should continue to be considered the authoritative source of data.


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NHS activity and capacity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, 25 November 2021 , file type: ODS, file size: 156 KB

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