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UK Covid Update 28 March – See case numbers – 998 deaths up 27%

UK Covid Update 28 March.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid Update 28 March

Tests

Between 21 March 2022 and 27 March 2022, there have been 5,023,854 tests. This shows a decrease of -2.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 22 March 2022 and 28 March 2022, 587,721 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -3.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

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52,783,242 people had been given a first dose by the end of 27 March 2022.

49,393,056 people had been given a second dose by the end of 27 March 2022.

38,761,519 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 27 March 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 16 March 2022 and 22 March 2022, 14,684 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 15.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 17,685 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 25 March 2022.

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

There were 334 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 25 March 2022.

Deaths

Between 22 March 2022 and 28 March 2022, there have been 998 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 27.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid Update 28 March

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