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UK Covid update 18 April – 10 deaths and 1,882 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

Today's coronavirus situation.

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UK Covid update 18 April. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

 

UK Covid update 18 April

There were 988,311 tests reported on 15 April 2021. This shows an increase of 18.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

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Between 9 April 2021 and 15 April 2021, there have been 6,081,156 tests.

Cases

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

1,882 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 12 April 2021 and 18 April 2021, 17,887 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -2.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

32,849,223 people had been given a first dose by the end of 17 April 2021.

9,930,846 people had been given a second dose by the end of 17 April 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

179 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 13 April 2021.

Between 7 April 2021 and 13 April 2021, 1,409 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -12.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 2,186 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 15 April 2021.

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

There were 332 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 16 April 2021.

Deaths

There were 10 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 18 April 2021.

Between 12 April 2021 and 18 April 2021, there have been 183 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -27.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

•  Further easing of Covid restrictions confirmed for 12 April

UK Covid update 18 April