There has been a significant increase in new coronavirus infections in the UK in the past 24 hours. But there are also more and more signs that the peak of the third wave in this country may have already passed. Data on the number of patients hospitalized with Covid-19 infection is particularly optimistic.

On Wednesday 4 August, more than 29.3 thousand jobs were registered in the UK. new infections. 119 people died from Covid-19 that day.

On Wednesday, the tally of injuries reached more than 7.6 thousand. higher than Tuesday and about 1.6 thousand. From last Wednesday, July 28. The five-day streak in a row was also halted as the stats dropped.

On the other hand, the number of patients hospitalized due to Covid-19 is decreasing. This applies to both newly admitted and currently treated hospitals. While it was still 1-2 weeks ago, more than 900 people were hospitalized during the day, and now the number is around 700.

The total number of patients currently in hospital has fallen below 6,000 again. As of Tuesday, they numbered 5,896.

Although the increase in infections is alarming, a similar trend could be seen a week ago. After a series of seven-day declines, there were two days of relatively large gains. However, the number of new infections began to decline again. The total balance for the last seven days is 184.3 thousand. and by 13.7%. less than the previous one.

Since the start of the pandemic, 5.95 million infections have been detected in the UK, with 130,000 deaths.

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