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UK Covid 24 December – 137 deaths and 122,186 cases – 1,171 hospital admissions

UK Covid 24 December.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid 24 December

There were 1,582,378 tests reported on 23 December 2021. This shows an increase of 24.5%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 17 December 2021 and 23 December 2021, there have been 10,498,957 tests.

Cases

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

122,186 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 24 December 2021.

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Between 18 December 2021 and 24 December 2021, 707,306 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 48.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,649,696 people had been given a first dose by the end of 23 December 2021.

47,254,099 people had been given a second dose by the end of 23 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

1,171 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 20 December 2021.

Between 14 December 2021 and 20 December 2021, 6,581 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 8.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 8,240 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 22 December 2021.

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

There were 842 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 22 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 137 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 24 December 2021.

Between 18 December 2021 and 24 December 2021, there have been 810 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 2.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 24 December

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