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UK Covid Update 29 March – See case numbers – 1,051 deaths up 26%

UK Covid Update 29 March.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid Update 29 March

Tests

Between 22 March 2022 and 28 March 2022, there have been 4,952,823 tests. This shows a decrease of -3.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 23 March 2022 and 29 March 2022, 574,027 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -3.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

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52,788,065 people had been given a first dose by the end of 28 March 2022.

49,404,026 people had been given a second dose by the end of 28 March 2022.

38,776,246 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 28 March 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 19 March 2022 and 25 March 2022, 15,530 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 14.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 19,118 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 28 March 2022.

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

There were 363 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 28 March 2022.

Deaths

Between 23 March 2022 and 29 March 2022, there have been 1,051 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 25.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid Update 29 March

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