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UK Covid update 27 August – 100 deaths and 38,046 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

The latest data for the United Kingdom.

UK Covid update 27 August. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

 

UK Covid update 27 August.

There were 948,488 tests reported on 26 August 2021. This shows an increase of 4.6%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 20 August 2021 and 26 August 2021, there have been 5,453,294 tests.

Cases

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

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38,046 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 27 August 2021.

Between 21 August 2021 and 27 August 2021, 239,237 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 9.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

47,915,768 people had been given a first dose by the end of 26 August 2021.

42,379,353 people had been given a second dose by the end of 26 August 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

948 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 23 August 2021.

Between 17 August 2021 and 23 August 2021, 6,275 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 7.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,942 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 26 August 2021.

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

There were 982 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 26 August 2021.

Deaths

There were 100 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 27 August 2021.

Between 21 August 2021 and 27 August 2021, there have been 756 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 9.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 27 August

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