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UK Covid update 5 September – 68 deaths and 37,011 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

The latest data for the United Kingdom.

UK Covid update 5 September. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

 

UK Covid update 5 September.

There were 1,155,929 tests reported on 2 September 2021. This shows an increase of 11.8%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 27 August 2021 and 2 September 2021, there have been 6,094,241 tests.

Cases

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

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37,011 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 5 September 2021.

Between 30 August 2021 and 5 September 2021, 249,169 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 3.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,245,337 people had been given a first dose by the end of 4 September 2021.

43,378,193 people had been given a second dose by the end of 4 September 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

985 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 31 August 2021.

Between 25 August 2021 and 31 August 2021, 6,566 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 3.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,541 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 2 September 2021.

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

There were 1,038 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 2 September 2021.

Deaths

There were 68 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 5 September 2021.

Between 30 August 2021 and 5 September 2021, there have been 792 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -0.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 5 September

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