Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for United Kingdom

This information comes from the UK Government.

This document explains the key statistics presented on the UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard. It was last updated on .

Testing

Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.

There were 1,149,112 tests reported on 20 June 2021. This shows an increase of 6.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 14 June 2021 and 20 June 2021, there have been 6,375,758 tests.

Cases

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

10,633 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 21 June 2021.

Between 15 June 2021 and 21 June 2021, 68,449 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 31.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

43,127,763 people had been given a first dose by the end of 20 June 2021.

31,449,915 people had been given a second dose by the end of 20 June 2021.

Healthcare

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

226 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 15 June 2021.

Between 9 June 2021 and 15 June 2021, 1,413 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 39.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 1,316 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 17 June 2021.

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

There were 223 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 18 June 2021.

Deaths

There were 5 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 21 June 2021.

Between 15 June 2021 and 21 June 2021, there have been 74 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 12.1% compared to the previous 7 days.