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UK Covid 18 December – 125 deaths and 90,418 cases – 900 hospital admissions

UK Covid 18 December.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid 18 December

There were 1,598,910 tests reported on 16 December 2021. This shows an increase of 19.0%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 10 December 2021 and 16 December 2021, there have been 9,330,590 tests.

Cases

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

90,418 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 18 December 2021.

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Between 12 December 2021 and 18 December 2021, 513,574 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 44.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,425,763 people had been given a first dose by the end of 17 December 2021.

46,965,009 people had been given a second dose by the end of 17 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

900 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 13 December 2021.

Between 7 December 2021 and 13 December 2021, 6,056 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 8.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,611 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 16 December 2021.

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

There were 875 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 16 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 125 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 18 December 2021.

Between 12 December 2021 and 18 December 2021, there have been 787 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -5.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 18 December

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