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UK Covid update 16 May – 4 deaths and 1,926 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 16 May. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

 

UK Covid update 16 May

There were 982,881 tests reported on 13 May 2021. This shows an increase of 2.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 7 May 2021 and 13 May 2021, there have been 6,356,212 tests.

Cases

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

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1,926 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 10 May 2021 and 16 May 2021, 15,918 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 8.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

36,573,354 people had been given a first dose by the end of 15 May 2021.

20,103,658 people had been given a second dose by the end of 15 May 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

103 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 11 May 2021.

Between 5 May 2021 and 11 May 2021, 751 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -1.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 991 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 13 May 2021.

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

There were 129 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 13 May 2021.

Deaths

There were 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 16 May 2021.

Between 10 May 2021 and 16 May 2021, there have been 74 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 10.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

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UK Covid update 16 May

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