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UK Covid 8 December – 161 deaths and 51,342 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 8 December.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid 8 December

There were 1,051,987 tests reported on 7 December 2021. This shows an increase of 11.4%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 1 December 2021 and 7 December 2021, there have been 7,550,992 tests.

Cases

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

51,342 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 8 December 2021.

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Between 2 December 2021 and 8 December 2021, 339,861 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 11.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,161,757 people had been given a first dose by the end of 7 December 2021.

46,610,800 people had been given a second dose by the end of 7 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

729 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 4 December 2021.

Between 28 November 2021 and 4 December 2021, 5,385 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 0.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,317 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 7 December 2021.

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

There were 880 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 7 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 161 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 8 December 2021.

Between 2 December 2021 and 8 December 2021, there have been 847 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -0.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 8 December

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