//UK Weekend Update

UK Weekend Update

Global

Cases, + 350,000 (Friday) = 36,361,054

Deaths, 1,056,186

UK

ONS Infection survey, (9th October)

19,933 people in 9,179 households

25 September to 1 October 2020

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/coronaviruscovid19infectionsurveypilot/englandwalesandnorthernireland9october2020

England

224,400 people, community, had the coronavirus

(Previous weeks 116,600)

1 in 240 people

17,200 new cases per day

Highest rates, older teenagers and young adults

North East, North West, and Yorkshire and the Humber

North west

Increased hospitalisations correlated with increased cases in over 60s

Wales

6,100 infections in the week

(Previous week, 6,400)

1 in 500 people

Northern Ireland

1 in 500 people

Scotland

Population, 5.5 million

https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-daily-data-for-scotland/

Cases, + 1,246 (Friday)

16.2% of positive tests (18,890 tests)

Deaths, + 6

Symptom tracker app

https://covid.joinzoe.com/data#levels-over-time

https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/cases

Hospitalisations

https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/healthcare

HAIs

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/10/09/government-urged-pause-new-restrictions-cases-covid-caught-hospital/

England

18 % of patients in hospital with Covid-19

Tested positive for the first time seven days or more after admission