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UK Covid update 30 July – 68 deaths and 29,622 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 30 July. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–.>

UK Covid update 30 July

There were 863,554 tests reported on 29 July 2021. This shows a decrease of -14.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 23 July 2021 and 29 July 2021, there have been 5,840,617 tests.

Cases

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

29,622 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 30 July 2021.

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Between 24 July 2021 and 30 July 2021, 197,902 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -36.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

46,775,525 people had been given a first dose by the end of 29 July 2021.

37,962,407 people had been given a second dose by the end of 29 July 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

927 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 26 July 2021.

Between 20 July 2021 and 26 July 2021, 6,341 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 18.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 5,916 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 29 July 2021.

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

There were 869 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 29 July 2021.

Deaths

There were 68 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 30 July 2021.

Between 24 July 2021 and 30 July 2021, there have been 503 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 25.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 30 July

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