COVID-19: UK information 37,314 extra coronavirus instances and 114 deaths, each day figures present | UK Information



The UK has recorded 37,314 extra coronavirus instances and 114 deaths within the newest 24-hour interval, in keeping with authorities knowledge.

On Thursday 36,572 new instances and 113 deaths inside 28 days of a constructive take a look at have been recorded.

This time final week, 32,700 instances and 100 deaths have been recorded.

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One other 55,979 folks had their first coronavirus jab yesterday, taking the whole quantity of people that have had one vaccine to 47,516,505. This determine now consists of 16 and 17-year-olds.

And one other 175,059 second doses have been administered, that means 41,332,128 folks at the moment are totally inoculated in opposition to COVID.

A complete of 131,487 folks have died inside 28 days of a constructive COVID take a look at, the figures present. The place COVID-19 was talked about on the dying certificates, that determine stands at 154,811.

There have additionally been a complete of 6,429,147 lab-confirmed infections.

In response to the newest authorities knowledge, 858 COVID sufferers have been admitted to hospital on 16 August, and there have been 5,809 admissions within the final seven days, an increase of 8.1% in contrast with the earlier week.

It comes as England’s chief medical officer urged folks to not delay getting their vaccine, saying there are some “very sick” younger adults in hospital with the virus.

Professor Chris Whitty mentioned it’s “stark” that almost all of COVID sufferers he noticed over a month engaged on a hospital COVID ward had not had a jab.

New figures from Public Well being England (PHE) present that 55% folks in hospital with the Delta variant – which is dominant within the UK – haven’t been jabbed.

The info additionally reveals that 74% of individuals beneath 50 in hospital with the variant haven’t been vaccinated.

Nearly two-thirds of individuals in the identical age group who died in England with the Delta variant weren’t vaccinated in opposition to the virus, the figures present.

Prof Whitty tweeted: “The good majority of adults have been vaccinated.

“4 weeks engaged on a COVID ward makes stark the truth that almost all of our hospitalised COVID sufferers are unvaccinated and remorse delaying. Some are very sick together with younger adults.

“Please do not delay your vaccine.”

Nearly three million younger adults haven’t had a primary dose, in keeping with official figures printed earlier this week.

England’s R quantity has additionally risen to between 0.9 and 1.2, official knowledge launched on Friday reveals.

Final week, the R worth – or replica quantity – was between 0.8 and 1.0.

The determine represents the common variety of people who can be contaminated by somebody with COVID-19.

Newest estimates from the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics present that case charges have risen in Wales and Northern Eire.

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One in 50 folks in Northern Eire are estimated to have had the virus within the week to 14 August – the very best degree because the week to 23 January.

The estimate is one in 80 folks in England, one in 130 in Wales and one in 200 in Scotland.

An infection charges have elevated amongst folks aged 35 to 49 however have fallen for these at school years seven to 11, for 25 to 34-year-olds and for folks aged 70 and over.



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