UK Covid update 3 May. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.
On Monday 3 May, 1,649 new cases and 1 death within 28 days of a positive test were reported across the UK. A total of 34,588,600 people have now received the first dose of a vaccine. Any data not in red* has not yet been updated on 3 May because PHE dashboard hasn’t been updated yet
UK Covid update 3 May.
There were 1,072,576 tests reported on 29 April 2021. This shows a decrease of -2.8% compared to the previous 7 days.
Between 23 April 2021 and 29 April 2021, there have been 6,901,107 tests.
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
1,649* new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .
Between 26 April 2021 and 2 May 2021, 15,319 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -10.2% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.
34,588,600* people had been given a first dose by the end of 1 May 2021.
15,329,617 people had been given a second dose by the end of 1 May 2021.
Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.
160 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 27 April 2021.
Between 21 April 2021 and 27 April 2021, 994 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -11.2% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 1,451 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 29 April 2021.
Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.
There were 185 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 30 April 2021.
There were 1* deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 2 May 2021.
Between 26 April 2021 and 2 May 2021, there have been 110 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -31.2% compared to the previous 7 days.
UK Covid update 2 May