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UPDATED: UK Covid 18 January – 438 deaths and 94,432 cases – see additional data

UPDATED: UK Covid 18 January.  Cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

UPDATED: UK Covid 17 January

Delay to update of deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate

Because of a processing issue, deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate have not been updated for all areas. They will be updated in the next release.

There were 1,363,401 tests reported on 17 January 2022. This shows a decrease of -22.5%compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 11 January 2022 and 17 January 2022, there have been 9,382,684 tests.

Cases

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

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94,432 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 18 January 2022.

Between 12 January 2022 and 18 January 2022, 673,987 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -38.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

52,133,611 people had been given a first dose by the end of 17 January 2022.

47,989,635 people had been given a second dose by the end of 17 January 2022.

36,546,583 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 17 January 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

1,892 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 14 January 2022.

Between 8 January 2022 and 14 January 2022, 15,217 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -2.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 19,450 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 17 January 2022.

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

There were 713 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 17 January 2022.

Deaths

There were 438 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 18 January 2022.

Between 12 January 2022 and 18 January 2022, there have been 1,904 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 14.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

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