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Yellow heat health alerts now cover all southern England and the Midlands

All regions in the south of England and the Midlands now have a yellow heat health alert. The alerts start from today, 18 July, and will be in place until Saturday 20 July. Expected hot weather may have minor impacts on the health and social care sector.

Metrics documentation

Last updated on Friday, 5 July 2024 at 02:01pm

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  • Metric description: This metric shows the count of reported new cases in the last 7 days.

    Category
    headline
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_headline_cases_7DayTotals
  • Metric description: This metric shows the difference in the number of reported new cases in the last 7 days compared to the previous 7 days.

    Category
    headline
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_headline_cases_7DayChange
  • Metric description: This metric shows the percentage change in the number of reported new cases in the last 7 days, as a percentage of the number of reported new cases in the previous 7 days.

    Category
    headline
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_headline_cases_7DayPercentChange
  • Metric description: This metric shows the number of reported new cases for each day.

    Category
    cases
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_cases_casesByDay
  • Metric description: This metric shows the average number of cases over the 7 day period ending on the dates shown.

    Category
    cases
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_cases_countRollingMean
  • Metric description: This metric shows the rate per 100,000 people of reported new cases in the 7-day period ending on the dates shown.

    Category
    cases
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_cases_rateRollingMean
  • Metric description: This metric shows the total number of deaths in the last 7 days of people whose death certificate mentioned COVID-19 as one of the causes.

    Category
    headline
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_headline_ONSdeaths_7DayTotals
  • Metric description: This metric shows the difference between the total number of deaths in the last 7 days of people whose death certificate mentioned COVID-19 as one of the causes compared to the previous 7 days.

    Category
    headline
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_headline_ONSdeaths_7DayChange
  • Metric description: This metric shows the percentage change between the total number of deaths in the last 7 days of people whose death certificate mentioned COVID-19 as one of the causes compared to the previous 7 days.

    Category
    headline
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_headline_ONSdeaths_7DayPercentChange
  • Metric description: This metric shows the daily number of deaths of people whose death certificate mentioned COVID-19 as one of the causes.

    Category
    deaths
    Topic
    COVID-19
    API name
    COVID-19_deaths_ONSByDay
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