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UK Covid update 4 May – 4 deaths and 1,946 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

Today's coronavirus situation.

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UK Covid update 4 May. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

 

UK Covid update 4 May.

There were 1,069,724 tests reported on 3 May 2021. This shows a decrease of -10.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

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Between 27 April 2021 and 3 May 2021, there have been 6,219,525 tests.

Cases

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

1,946 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 28 April 2021 and 4 May 2021, 14,165 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -13.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

34,667,904 people had been given a first dose by the end of 3 May 2021.

15,630,007 people had been given a second dose by the end of 3 May 2021.

Healthcare

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.

Deaths

There were 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 4 May 2021.

Between 28 April 2021 and 4 May 2021, there have been 92 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -37.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

 

UK Covid update 2 May