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UK Covid 20 October – 179 deaths and 49,139 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 20 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 20 October

There were 877,223 tests reported on 19 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -0.1%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 13 October 2021 and 19 October 2021, there have been 6,433,834 tests.

Cases

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

49,139 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 20 October 2021.

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Between 14 October 2021 and 20 October 2021, 320,594 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 17.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

49,505,327 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 October 2021.

45,433,757 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

869 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 16 October 2021.

Between 10 October 2021 and 16 October 2021, 6,074 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 11.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,891 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 October 2021.

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

There were 850 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 19 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 179 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 20 October 2021.

Between 14 October 2021 and 20 October 2021, there have been 954 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 21.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 20 October

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