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UK Covid situation on 8 April – Deaths up 32% See hospitals, cases, tests and vaccinations

What’s the UK Covid situation on 8 April? – See cases, deaths, vaccinations, hospitalisations and testing data for today.

What’s the UK Covid situation on 8  April?

 

Tests

Between 1 April 2022 and 7 April 2022, there have been 3,629,226 tests. This shows a decrease of -22.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Cases

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

Between 2 April 2022 and 8 April 2022, 333,347 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -36.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

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Vaccines are currently given in 3 doses.

52,873,079 people had been given a first dose by the end of 7 April 2022.

49,520,206 people had been given a second dose by the end of 7 April 2022.

38,928,184 people had been given a booster or third dose by the end of 7 April 2022.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

Between 29 March 2022 and 4 April 2022, 16,407 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 0.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 20,331 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 7 April 2022.

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

There were 357 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 7 April 2022.

Deaths

Between 2 April 2022 and 8 April 2022, there have been 1,475 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 32.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

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