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UK Covid update 28 April – 29 deaths and 2,166 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

Today's coronavirus situation.

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UK Covid update 28 April. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

 

UK Covid update 28 April

There were 730,262 tests reported on 27 April 2021. This shows an increase of 2.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

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Between 21 April 2021 and 27 April 2021, there have been 6,951,081 tests.

Cases

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

2,166 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 22 April 2021 and 28 April 2021, 16,095 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -6.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

33,959,908 people had been given a first dose by the end of 27 April 2021.

13,581,076 people had been given a second dose by the end of 27 April 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

124 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 24 April 2021.

Between 18 April 2021 and 24 April 2021, 1,014 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -19.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 1,634 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 26 April 2021.

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

There were 227 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 26 April 2021.

Deaths

There were 29 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 28 April 2021.

Between 22 April 2021 and 28 April 2021, there have been 153 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -8.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

•  Further easing of Covid restrictions confirmed for 12 April

UK Covid update 28 April