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UK Covid 6 December – 41 deaths and 51,459 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 6 December.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid 6 December

There were 1,137,998 tests reported on 5 December 2021. This shows an increase of 11.1%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 29 November 2021 and 5 December 2021, there have been 7,392,575 tests.

Cases

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

51,459 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 6 December 2021.

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Between 30 November 2021 and 6 December 2021, 330,918 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 9.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,118,266 people had been given a first dose by the end of 5 December 2021.

46,557,413 people had been given a second dose by the end of 5 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

811 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 7,268 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 3 December 2021.

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

There were 900 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 3 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 41 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 6 December 2021.

Between 30 November 2021 and 6 December 2021, there have been 836 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -0.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 6 December

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