Data on coronavirus and NHS activity and capacity up to 4 May 2021.
This is not the latest release in the series: NHS activity and capacity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
The Government Statistical Services’ policy is not to publish on polling day. However, we have received permission from the National Statistician to publish this release as it supports the response to the pandemic.
Statistics on coronavirus:
- new admissions to hospital
- invasive ventilated beds in Wales
- general and acute beds use in Wales
- daily A&E attendances
Statistics on 111 and NHS Direct calls, NHS staff absence and emergency ambulance calls 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. Note the healthcare data presented in the UK dashboard differ from this publication. The UK dashboard includes data for acute hospitals to enable better comparability with other countries, whereas this publication includes data from acute, community and field hospitals.
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.
Datasets and interactive tools
NHS activity and capacity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: 6 May 2021 , file type: ODS, file size: 145 KB
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