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19 March UK Covid update – 101 deaths and 4,802 cases – also see hospitals and vaccination data

19 March UK Covid update.

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19 March UK Covid update UK Covid update. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today. 

19 March UK Covid update

 

Tests

There were 1,437,257 tests reported on 18 March 2021. This shows an increase of 5.9%compared to the previous 7 days.

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Between 12 March 2021 and 18 March 2021, there have been 8,771,244 tests.

Cases

A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

4,802 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 19 March 2021.

Between 13 March 2021 and 19 March 2021, 37,398 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of 8.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

26,263,732 people had been given a first dose by the end of 18 March 2021.

2,011,070 people had been given a second dose by the end of 18 March 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

494 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 15 March 2021.

Between 9 March 2021 and 15 March 2021, 3,535 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of 23.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,544 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 17 March 2021.

Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.

There were 879 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 18 March 2021.

Deaths

There were 101 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 19 March 2021.

Between 13 March 2021 and 19 March 2021, there have been 684 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of 36.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

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19 March UK Covid update