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What’s the UK Covid situation on 5 April? See cases, tests, vaccinations and deaths

What’s the UK Covid situation on 5 April? – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

What’s the UK Covid situation on 5 April?

Tests

Between 29 March 2022 and 4 April 2022, there have been 4,148,840 tests. This shows a decrease of -16.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 30 March 2022 and 5 April 2022, 425,303 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -25.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

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52,837,997 people had been given a first dose by the end of 4 April 2022.

49,488,642 people had been given a second dose by the end of 4 April 2022.

38,881,391 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 4 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 25 March 2022 and 31 March 2022, 16,583 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 7.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 20,398 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 4 April 2022.

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

There were 351 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 4 April 2022.

Deaths

Between 30 March 2022 and 5 April 2022, there have been 1,174 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 11.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

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