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31 August UK Covid – Weekly update on Covid cases, deaths and hospitalisations

31 August UK Covid weekly update  – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

31 August UK Covid Covid weekly update

Between 24 August 2022 and 30 August 2022, there have been 755,685 tests. This shows a decrease of -17.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in England

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

Between 20 August 2022 and 26 August 2022, 24,674 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -19.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

Vaccines are given in several doses.

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45,233,342 people had been given a first dose by the end of 30 August 2022.

42,629,512 people had been given a second dose by the end of 30 August 2022.

33,514,047 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 30 August 2022.

Healthcare in England

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 23 August 2022 and 29 August 2022, 4,124 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -14.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 5,658 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 31 August 2022.

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

There were 144 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 31 August 2022.

Deaths in England

Between 20 August 2022 and 26 August 2022, there have been 419 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -38.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

31 August UK Covid

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