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UK Covid update 8 September – 191 deaths and 38,975 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 8 September. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

 

UK Covid update 8 September.

 

There were 1,169,945 tests reported on 7 September 2021. This shows an increase of 32.9%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 1 September 2021 and 7 September 2021, there have been 7,686,685 tests.

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Cases

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

38,975 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 8 September 2021.

Between 2 September 2021 and 8 September 2021, 272,475 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 15.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

48,319,435 people had been given a first dose by the end of 7 September 2021.

43,620,946 people had been given a second dose by the end of 7 September 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

933 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 4 September 2021.

Between 29 August 2021 and 4 September 2021, 6,730 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 3.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 7,907 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 7 September 2021.

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

There were 1,047 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 7 September 2021.

Deaths

There were 191 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 8 September 2021.

Between 2 September 2021 and 8 September 2021, there have been 932 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 26.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 8 September

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