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5 May UK Covid cases – Deaths, hospitals, cases, tests and vaccinations

UK Covid cases today 5 May – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid cases today 5 May

Between 28 April 2022 and 4 May 2022, there have been 1,842,476 tests. This shows a decrease of -16.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 29 April 2022 and 5 May 2022, 77,154 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -31.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

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53,189,550 people had been given a first dose by the end of 28 April 2022.

49,730,039 people had been given a second dose by the end of 28 April 2022.

39,254,038 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 28 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 25 April 2022 and 1 May 2022, 7,444 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -25.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 11,256 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 4 May 2022.

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

There were 277 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 4 May 2022.

Deaths

Between 29 April 2022 and 5 May 2022, there have been 1,288 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -20.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid cases today 5 May

 

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