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UK Covid update 8 May – 5 deaths and 2,047 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 8 May. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

 

UK Covid update 8 May.

There were 1,067,566 tests reported on 6 May 2021. This shows a decrease of -10.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 30 April 2021 and 6 May 2021, there have been 6,198,591 tests.

Cases

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

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2,047 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on .

Between 2 May 2021 and 8 May 2021, 14,560 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -5.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

35,188,981 people had been given a first dose by the end of 7 May 2021.

17,214,436 people had been given a second dose by the end of 7 May 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

101 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 4 May 2021.

Between 28 April 2021 and 4 May 2021, 759 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -24.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 1,152 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 6 May 2021.

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

There were 163 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 6 May 2021.

Deaths

There were 5 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 8 May 2021.

Between 2 May 2021 and 8 May 2021, there have been 79 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -26.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 8 May

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