Situation Update – June 30th, 2021

by James Merrick, with thanks to Paul Dempsey and contributors


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  • Continuation in increase of confirmed cases in Northern Ireland across all age groups, predominantly younger age groups

  • Continuing sharp increase of cases in England, Scotland, Wales

  • In ROI, 7-day average of cases trending upwards

  • 19-24 age group stand out with greatest concentration of cases

  • Last week had a record number of vaccinations, yet still quite a way to go, and children are not included in vaccination percentage numbers.

  • In European context, Ireland has higher case numbers than the European average. Portugal experiencing rising cases, with the Delta variant playing a big role


Daily Age Profile per 100k (smoothed) Northern Ireland:




7 Day Rolling Average of Cases per 100k United Kingdom:




7 Day Rolling Average of Cases Republic of Ireland:




Irish Government Vaccination Update 28/6/2021:




European Context:



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