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UK Covid 5 October – 166 deaths and 33,869 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 5 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 5 October

There were 940,981 tests reported on 4 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -11.2%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 28 September 2021 and 4 October 2021, there have been 5,998,403 tests.

Cases

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

33,869 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 5 October 2021.

Between 29 September 2021 and 5 October 2021, 238,465 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -2.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,994,530 people had been given a first dose by the end of 4 October 2021.

45,021,381 people had been given a second dose by the end of 4 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

642 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 1 October 2021.

Between 25 September 2021 and 1 October 2021, 4,932 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -7.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,747 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 4 October 2021.

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

There were 769 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 4 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 166 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 5 October 2021.

Between 29 September 2021 and 5 October 2021, there have been 777 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -15.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

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