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UK Covid update 27 July – 131 deaths and 23,511 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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

UK Covid update 27 July

There were 810,459 tests reported on 26 July 2021. This shows a decrease of -13.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 20 July 2021 and 26 July 2021, there have been 6,205,944 tests.

Cases

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

23,511 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 27 July 2021.

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Between 21 July 2021 and 27 July 2021, 229,828 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -30.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

46,653,796 people had been given a first dose by the end of 26 July 2021.

37,459,060 people had been given a second dose by the end of 26 July 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

945 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 22 July 2021.

Between 16 July 2021 and 22 July 2021, 5,851 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 24.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 5,918 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 26 July 2021.

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

There were 820 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 26 July 2021.

Deaths

There were 131 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 27 July 2021.

Between 21 July 2021 and 27 July 2021, there have been 480 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 40.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 27 July

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