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UK Covid 6 October – 143 deaths and 39,851 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 6 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 6 October

There were 856,416 tests reported on 5 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -10.8%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 29 September 2021 and 5 October 2021, there have been 5,993,610 tests.

Cases

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

39,851 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 6 October 2021.

Between 30 September 2021 and 6 October 2021, 241,594 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -2.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

49,035,877 people had been given a first dose by the end of 5 October 2021.

45,049,953 people had been given a second dose by the end of 5 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

666 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 2 October 2021.

Between 26 September 2021 and 2 October 2021, 4,941 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -5.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,836 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 5 October 2021.

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

There were 800 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 5 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 143 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 6 October 2021.

Between 30 September 2021 and 6 October 2021, there have been 770 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -14.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

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