Monday 26 February 2024
4 C
Nottingham

UK Covid update 23 May  – 5 deaths and 2,235 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 23 May. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid update 23 May.

There were 982,099 tests reported on 20 May 2021. This shows a decrease of -4.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 14 May 2021 and 20 May 2021, there have been 6,083,150 tests.

Cases

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

2,235 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 23 May 2021.

- Advertisement -

Between 17 May 2021 and 23 May 2021, 17,719 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 11.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

37,943,681 people had been given a first dose by the end of 22 May 2021.

22,643,417 people had been given a second dose by the end of 22 May 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

122 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 18 May 2021.

Between 12 May 2021 and 18 May 2021, 703 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -7.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 908 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 20 May 2021.

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

There were 123 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 20 May 2021.

Deaths

There were 5 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 23 May 2021.

Between 17 May 2021 and 23 May 2021, there have been 42 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -43.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Covid Roadmap: All you need to know – full methodology and easy-to-understand graphics

UK Covid update 23 May.

Follow The Wire on TikTok, Facebook, X, Instagram. Send your story to newsdesk@westbridgfordwire.com or via WhatsApp on 0115 772 0418

 

Latest