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UK Covid 15 October – 145 deaths and 44,932 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

The latest data for the United Kingdom.

UK Covid 15 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 15 October

There were 980,883 tests reported on 14 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -0.6%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 8 October 2021 and 14 October 2021, there have been 6,430,938 tests.

Cases

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

44,932 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 15 October 2021.

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Between 9 October 2021 and 15 October 2021, 281,042 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 11.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

49,335,154 people had been given a first dose by the end of 14 October 2021.

45,297,231 people had been given a second dose by the end of 14 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

827 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 11 October 2021.

Between 5 October 2021 and 11 October 2021, 5,468 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 6.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,086 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 14 October 2021.

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

There were 783 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 14 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 145 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 15 October 2021.

Between 9 October 2021 and 15 October 2021, there have been 818 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 5.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 15 October

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