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UK Covid update for 20 April – Deaths, hospitals, cases, tests and vaccinations

UK Covid update for 20 April – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UK Covid update for 20 April

 

Tests

Between 13 April 2022 and 19 April 2022, there have been 2,305,237 tests. This shows a decrease of -23.5% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 14 April 2022 and 20 April 2022, 174,982 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -31.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

53,057,035 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 April 2022.

49,640,346 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 April 2022.

39,090,198 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 19 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 9 April 2022 and 15 April 2022, 13,704 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -14.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 17,883 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 April 2022.

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

There were 336 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 19 April 2022.

Deaths

Between 14 April 2022 and 20 April 2022, there have been 1,340 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of -31.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

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