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UK Covid cases today 21 April – Deaths, hospitals, cases, tests and vaccinations

UK Covid cases today 21 April – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid cases today 21 April

 

Between 14 April 2022 and 20 April 2022, there have been 2,235,510 tests. This shows a decrease of -23.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 15 April 2022 and 21 April 2022, 161,856 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -32.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

53,071,451 people had been given a first dose by the end of 20 April 2022.

49,651,320 people had been given a second dose by the end of 20 April 2022.

39,108,473 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 20 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 9 April 2022 and 15 April 2022, 13,720 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -14.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 17,368 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 20 April 2022.

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

There were 349 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 20 April 2022.

Deaths

Between 15 April 2022 and 21 April 2022, there have been 1,636 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -17.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid cases today 21 April

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