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UK Covid update for 19 April – Deaths, hospitals, cases, tests and vaccinations

UK Covid update for 19 April – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid update for 19 April

 

Tests

Between 12 April 2022 and 18 April 2022, there have been 2,335,846 tests. This shows a decrease of -25.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 13 April 2022 and 19 April 2022, 184,761 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -31.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

53,041,898 people had been given a first dose by the end of 18 April 2022.

49,762,640 people had been given a second dose by the end of 18 April 2022.

39,073,635 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 18 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 5 April 2022 and 11 April 2022, 15,110 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -8.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 18,490 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 14 April 2022.

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

There were 349 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 14 April 2022.

Deaths

Between 13 April 2022 and 19 April 2022, there have been 1,483 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -3.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

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