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UK Covid update 28 September – 167 deaths and 34,526 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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

UK Covid update 28 September

There were 1,010,007 tests reported on 27 September 2021. This shows a decrease of -0.3%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 21 September 2021 and 27 September 2021, there have been 6,755,850 tests.

Cases

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

34,526 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 28 September 2021.

Between 22 September 2021 and 28 September 2021, 244,164 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 12.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,765,726 people had been given a first dose by the end of 27 September 2021.

44,799,748 people had been given a second dose by the end of 27 September 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

706 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 24 September 2021.

Between 18 September 2021 and 24 September 2021, 5,242 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -14.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,000 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 27 September 2021.

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

There were 831 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 27 September 2021.

Deaths

There were 167 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 28 September 2021.

Between 22 September 2021 and 28 September 2021, there have been 920 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -8.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 28 September

 

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