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UK Covid update 26 August – 140 deaths and 38,281 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

The latest data for the United Kingdom.

UK Covid update 26 August. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

 

UK Covid update 26 August.

There were 923,845 tests reported on 25 August 2021. This shows an increase of 2.4%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 19 August 2021 and 25 August 2021, there have been 5,327,583 tests.

Cases

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

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38,281 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 26 August 2021.

Between 20 August 2021 and 26 August 2021, 238,505 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 11.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

47,860,628 people had been given a first dose by the end of 25 August 2021.

42,234,417 people had been given a second dose by the end of 25 August 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

818 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 22 August 2021.

Between 16 August 2021 and 22 August 2021, 6,186 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 8.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,906 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 25 August 2021.

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

There were 974 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 25 August 2021.

Deaths

There were 140 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 26 August 2021.

Between 20 August 2021 and 26 August 2021, there have been 770 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 14.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 26 August

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