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UK Covid update 28 July – 85 deaths and 31,117 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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UK Covid update 28 July . Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–.>

UK Covid update 28 July

There were 911,012 tests reported on 28 July 2021. This shows a decrease of -14.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 22 July 2021 and 28 July 2021, there have been 5,990,324 tests.

Cases

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

31,117 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 29 July 2021.

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Between 23 July 2021 and 29 July 2021, 204,669 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -37.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

46,733,115 people had been given a first dose by the end of 28 July 2021.

37,782,252 people had been given a second dose by the end of 28 July 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

932 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 25 July 2021.

Between 19 July 2021 and 25 July 2021, 6,288 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 21.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 6,034 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 28 July 2021.

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

There were 853 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 28 July 2021.

Deaths

There were 85 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 29 July 2021.

Between 23 July 2021 and 29 July 2021, there have been 499 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 28.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 28 July

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