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UK Covid update 17 September – 178 deaths and 32,651 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 17 September.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid update 17 September

There were 1,059,522 tests reported on 16 September 2021. This shows a decrease of -13.0%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 10 September 2021 and 16 September 2021, there have been 6,961,949 tests.

Cases

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

32,651 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 17 September 2021.

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Between 11 September 2021 and 17 September 2021, 206,332 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -23.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,528,901 people had been given a first dose by the end of 16 September 2021.

44,298,076 people had been given a second dose by the end of 16 September 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

909 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 13 September 2021.

Between 7 September 2021 and 13 September 2021, 6,775 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -1.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 8,068 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 16 September 2021.

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

There were 1,020 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 16 September 2021.

Deaths

There were 178 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 17 September 2021.

Between 11 September 2021 and 17 September 2021, there have been 995 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 5.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 17 September

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