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6 October UK Covid – Cases, hospitalisations and deaths all up on previous week

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

6 October UK Covid Covid weekly update

Between 27 September 2022 and 3 October 2022, there have been 469,581 tests. This shows an increase of 6.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases in England

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

Between 25 September 2022 and 1 October 2022, 50,317 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 21.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

Vaccines are given in several doses.

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45,275,970 people had been given a first dose by the end of 2 October 2022.

42,718,917 people had been given a second dose by the end of 2 October 2022.

33,613,297 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 2 October 2022.

Healthcare in England

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 27 September 2022 and 3 October 2022, 7,904 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 33.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 9,631 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 5 October 2022.

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

There were 195 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 5 October 2022.

Deaths in England

Between 25 September 2022 and 1 October 2022, there have been 450 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 9.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

6 October UK Covid

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