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UK Covid update 27 September – 40 deaths and 37,960 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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

UK Covid update 27 September

There were 1,126,440 tests reported on 26 September 2021. This shows a decrease of -1.5%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 20 September 2021 and 26 September 2021, there have been 6,729,908 tests.

Cases

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

37,960 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 27 September 2021.

Between 21 September 2021 and 27 September 2021, 241,202 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 13.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,736,534 people had been given a first dose by the end of 26 September 2021.

44,764,324 people had been given a second dose by the end of 26 September 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

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

Between 15 September 2021 and 21 September 2021, 5,605 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -16.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,865 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 24 September 2021.

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

There were 878 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 24 September 2021.

Deaths

There were 40 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 27 September 2021.

Between 21 September 2021 and 27 September 2021, there have been 956 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -3.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 27 September

 

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