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UPDATED: UK Covid 2 January – 73* deaths and 137,583* cases – see additional data

Updated – UK Covid 1 January.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

DATA ISSUE

Cases and deaths include England and Wales figures only

Cases and deaths data are only included for England and Wales.

Data for Scotland and Northern Ireland will be updated after the holidays.

Event date metrics will be updated retrospectively.

Daily vaccinations data only include Northern Ireland figures

Daily vaccinations data by reporting date only include figures from Northern Ireland.

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Data for England, Scotland, and Wales will be updated after the holidays.

UPDATED:  UK Covid 2 January 2022

There were 1,507,040 tests reported on 30 December 2021. This shows a decrease of -8.0%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 24 December 2021 and 30 December 2021, there have been 9,850,680 tests.

Cases

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

137,583 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 2 January 2022.

Between 27 December 2021 and 2 January 2022, 1,110,159 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 43.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

51,771,547 people had been given a first dose by the end of 1 January 2022.

47,412,410 people had been given a second dose by the end of 1 January 2022.

33,928,754 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 1 January 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

1,915 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 27 December 2021.

Between 21 December 2021 and 27 December 2021, 9,937 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 49.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 11,918 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 29 December 2021.

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

There were 868 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 29 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 73 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 2 January 2022.

Between 27 December 2021 and 2 January 2022, there have been 981 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 50.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

UPDATED:  UK Covid 2 January

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