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UK Covid update 29 April – 22 deaths and 2,445 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

Today's coronavirus situation.

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UK Covid update 29 April. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

 

UK Covid update 29 April

There were 1,360,719 tests reported on 28 April 2021. This shows a decrease of -0.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

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Between 22 April 2021 and 28 April 2021, there have been 6,940,407 tests.

Cases

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

2,445 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 23 April 2021 and 29 April 2021, 15,811 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -8.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

34,094,048 people had been given a first dose by the end of 28 April 2021.

14,043,961 people had been given a second dose by the end of 28 April 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

134 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 25 April 2021.

Between 19 April 2021 and 25 April 2021, 1,009 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -15.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 1,553 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 27 April 2021.

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

There were 208 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 28 April 2021.

Deaths

There were 22 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 29 April 2021.

Between 23 April 2021 and 29 April 2021, there have been 157 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 0.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

•  Further easing of Covid restrictions confirmed for 12 April

UK Covid update 29 April