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UK Covid 7 October – 122 deaths and 40,701 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 7 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 7 October

There were 1,072,740 tests reported on 6 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -13.4%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 30 September 2021 and 6 October 2021, there have been 5,950,745 tests.

Cases

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

40,701 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 7 October 2021.

Between 1 October 2021 and 7 October 2021, 245,815 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -0.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

49,068,705 people had been given a first dose by the end of 6 October 2021.

45,078,529 people had been given a second dose by the end of 6 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

681 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 3 October 2021.

Between 27 September 2021 and 3 October 2021, 4,982 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -3.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,817 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 6 October 2021.

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

There were 807 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 6 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 122 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 7 October 2021.

Between 1 October 2021 and 7 October 2021, there have been 755 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -12.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

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