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UK Covid 21 December – 172 deaths and 90,629 cases – 847 hospital admissions

UK Covid 21 December.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid 21 December

There were 1,491,030 tests reported on 20 December 2021. This shows an increase of 24.5%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 14 December 2021 and 20 December 2021, there have been 10,498,957 tests.

Cases

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

90,629 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 21 December 2021.

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Between 15 December 2021 and 21 December 2021, 615,707 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 63.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,537,827 people had been given a first dose by the end of 20 December 2021.

47,102,814 people had been given a second dose by the end of 20 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

847 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 17 December 2021.

Between 11 December 2021 and 17 December 2021, 6,094 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 2.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,801 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 20 December 2021.

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

There were 859 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 20 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 172 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 21 December 2021.

Between 15 December 2021 and 21 December 2021, there have been 808 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 0.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 21 December

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