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UK Covid update 9 August – 37 deaths and 25,161 cases – see hospitals and vaccination data

UK Covid update 9 August. Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.<!–more–>

UK Covid update 9 August.

There were 689,374 tests reported on 8 August 2021. This shows a decrease of -5.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 2 August 2021 and 8 August 2021, there have been 5,259,051 tests.

Cases

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

25,161 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 9 August 2021.

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Between 3 August 2021 and 9 August 2021, 194,228 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 5.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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

47,059,639 people had been given a first dose by the end of 8 August 2021.

39,551,538 people had been given a second dose by the end of 8 August 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

744 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 3 August 2021.

Between 28 July 2021 and 3 August 2021, 5,335 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -15.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 5,608 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 6 August 2021.

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

There were 870 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 6 August 2021.

Deaths

There were 37 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 9 August 2021.

Between 3 August 2021 and 9 August 2021, there have been 614 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 14.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

UK Covid update 9 August

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