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UK Covid 5 December – 54 deaths and 43,992 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 5 December.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid 5 December

There were 1,128,774 tests reported on 2 December 2021. This shows an increase of 5.2%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 26 November 2021 and 2 December 2021, there have been 6,962,130 tests.

Cases

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

43,992 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 5 December 2021.

Between 29 November 2021 and 5 December 2021, 322,042 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 5.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,094,640 people had been given a first dose by the end of 4 December 2021.

46,527,302 people had been given a second dose by the end of 4 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

812 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 30 November 2021.

Between 24 November 2021 and 30 November 2021, 5,388 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -0.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,373 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 2 December 2021.

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

There were 895 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 2 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 54 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 5 December 2021.

Between 29 November 2021 and 5 December 2021, there have been 830 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -2.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

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