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UK Covid update 26 September – 58 deaths and 32,417 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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

UK Covid update 26 September

There were 1,063,394 tests reported on 23 September 2021. This shows a decrease of -4.1%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, there have been 6,677,736 tests.

Cases

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

32,417 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 26 September 2021.

Between 20 September 2021 and 26 September 2021, 239,342 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 15.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,722,414 people had been given a first dose by the end of 25 September 2021.

44,739,473 people had been given a second dose by the end of 25 September 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

777 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 21 September 2021.

Between 15 September 2021 and 21 September 2021, 5,602 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -16.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,124 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 23 September 2021.

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

There were 916 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 23 September 2021.

Deaths

There were 58 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 26 September 2021.

Between 20 September 2021 and 26 September 2021, there have been 965 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -3.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 26 September

 

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