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UK Covid update 30 May – 6 deaths and 3,240 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

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UK Covid update 30 May. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid update 30 May.

Testing

Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.

There were 959,007 tests reported on 27 May 2021. This shows an increase of 1.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 21 May 2021 and 27 May 2021, there have been 6,160,114 tests.

Cases

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

3,240 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 30 May 2021.

Between 24 May 2021 and 30 May 2021, 22,474 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 26.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

39,259,168 people had been given a first dose by the end of 29 May 2021.

25,332,851 people had been given a second dose by the end of 29 May 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

133 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 25 May 2021.

Between 19 May 2021 and 25 May 2021, 870 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 23.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 870 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 27 May 2021.

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

There were 120 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 27 May 2021.

Deaths

There were 6 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 30 May 2021.

Between 24 May 2021 and 30 May 2021, there have been 60 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 42.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

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UK Covid update 30 May