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

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

6 May UK Covid cases

Between 29 April 2022 and 5 May 2022, there have been 1,808,795 tests. This shows a decrease of -16.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 30 April 2022 and 6 May 2022, 75,809 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -28.0% 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 26 April 2022 and 2 May 2022, 7,126 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -25.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 10,763 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 5 May 2022.

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

There were 253 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 5 May 2022.

Deaths

Between 30 April 2022 and 6 May 2022, there have been 1,300 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -16.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

6 May UK Covid cases

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