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UK Covid 9 December – 148 deaths and 50,867 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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

UK Covid 9 December

There were 1,278,786 tests reported on 8 December 2021. This shows an increase of 11.1%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 2 December 2021 and 8 December 2021, there have been 7,644,201 tests.

Cases

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

50,867 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 9 December 2021.

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Between 3 December 2021 and 9 December 2021, 336,783 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 8.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

51,183,457 people had been given a first dose by the end of 8 December 2021.

46,640,237 people had been given a second dose by the end of 8 December 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

813 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 5 December 2021.

Between 29 November 2021 and 5 December 2021, 5,505 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 3.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,347 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 8 December 2021.

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

There were 890 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 8 December 2021.

Deaths

There were 148 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 9 December 2021.

Between 3 December 2021 and 9 December 2021, there have been 854 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 0.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid 9 December

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