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UK Covid 18 October – 45 deaths and 49,156 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 18 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 18 October

There were 980,528 tests reported on 17 October 2021. This shows an increase of 0.4%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 11 October 2021 and 17 October 2021, there have been 6,454,847 tests.

Cases

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

49,156 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 18 October 2021.

Between 12 October 2021 and 18 October 2021, 309,013 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 16.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

49,422,753 people had been given a first dose by the end of 17 October 2021.

45,377,411 people had been given a second dose by the end of 17 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

915 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 12 October 2021.

Between 6 October 2021 and 12 October 2021, 5,561 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 6.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,097 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 15 October 2021.

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

There were 791 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 15 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 45 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 18 October 2021.

Between 12 October 2021 and 18 October 2021, there have been 869 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 11.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

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