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UK Covid 8 October – 127 deaths and 36,060 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid 8 October.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid 8 October

There were 962,225 tests reported on 7 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -14.2%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 1 October 2021 and 7 October 2021, there have been 5,872,003 tests.

Cases

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

36,060 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 8 October 2021.

Between 2 October 2021 and 8 October 2021, 246,298 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 0.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

49,101,734 people had been given a first dose by the end of 7 October 2021.

45,107,185 people had been given a second dose by the end of 7 October 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

747 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 4 October 2021.

Between 28 September 2021 and 4 October 2021, 4,958 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -3.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,763 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 7 October 2021.

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

There were 808 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 7 October 2021.

Deaths

There were 127 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 8 October 2021.

Between 2 October 2021 and 8 October 2021, there have been 755 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -6.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

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