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UK Covid cases today 22 April – Deaths up 20% – see hospitals, cases, tests and vaccinations

UK Covid cases today 22 April – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid cases today 22 April

 

Between 15 April 2022 and 21 April 2022, there have been 2,237,478 tests. This shows a decrease of -19.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 16 April 2022 and 22 April 2022, 185,625 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -6.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

53,087,904 people had been given a first dose by the end of 21 April 2022.

49,661,362 people had been given a second dose by the end of 21 April 2022.

39,125,015 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 21 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 9 April 2022 and 15 April 2022, 13,752 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -14.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 16,447 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 21 April 2022.

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

There were 339 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 21 April 2022.

Deaths

Between 16 April 2022 and 22 April 2022, there have been 1,956 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 19.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid cases today 22 April

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