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UK Covid update 16 August – 26 deaths and 28,438 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 16 August. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

 

UK Covid update 16 August.

There were 674,479 tests reported on 15 August 2021. This shows an increase of 0.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 9 August 2021 and 15 August 2021, there have been 5,285,333 tests.

Cases

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

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28,438 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 16 August 2021.

Between 10 August 2021 and 16 August 2021, 203,604 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 4.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

47,333,702 people had been given a first dose by the end of 15 August 2021.

40,703,581 people had been given a second dose by the end of 15 August 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

882 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 10 August 2021.

Between 4 August 2021 and 10 August 2021, 5,476 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 2.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 5,894 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 12 August 2021.

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

There were 882 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 12 August 2021.

Deaths

There were 26 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 16 August 2021.

Between 10 August 2021 and 16 August 2021, there have been 624 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 1.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 16 August

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