Today’s data in the UK sadly show a further 62 deaths and 30,305 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours. This means there have now been 1,174 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 7 days, equivalent to around 168 each of those days, or 61,216 annually.

First published in November 2021.

📆 #TodayInCOVID
Summary 7-Nov-2021

↘️ 30,305 in 24h️
↘️ 247,537 in 7 days
↘️ 1,159,963 in 28 days️ 🚨
↘️ 369.0 per 100k

↘️ 78,470 in 24h 🚨

↘️ 1,055 in 24h
↘️ 7,241 in 7 days 🚨
↗️ 26,715 in 28 days️ 🚨

↘️ 9,160 in 24h 🚨
↗️ 65,321 in 7 days 🚨
↗️ 229,129 in 28 days️ 🚨

↗️ 1,034 in 24h
↗️ 7,017 in 7 days 🚨
↗️ 24,653 in 28 days 🚨

↘️ 62 in 24h 🚨
↘️ 1,174 in 7 days 🚨
↗️ 4,074 in 28 days ️🚨

↗️ 1,200,000 estimated cases 🚨
↗️ 108,000 estimated cases (under 25) 🚨
↗️ 69,000 estimated cases (aged 2-16) 🚨

↗️ Increasing | ↘️ Decreasing | ↔️ Unchanged | 🚨 Worsening

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  • The total number of coronavirus infections reported in the last 7 days was 247,537 while in the last 28 days 1,159,963 infections have been reported.
  • 1,174 deaths due to coronavirus have been reported in the last 7 days.
  • The number of deaths in the past week equates on average to around 168 deaths each of the past 7 days. If this was to be the “new normal” for daily deaths caused by Covid-19, then annually this would equate to around 61,216 deaths. There is nothing normal about that. What is acceptable about this potential level of annual deaths?
  • 4,074 deaths due to Covid-19 have been reported in the UK in the last 28 days – the highest 28-day figure since 25 March 2021.
  • 1,055 Covid-19 hospital admissions occurred on 02 November 2021 – according to the latest health care data for the UK as a whole.
  • 9,160 patients suffering from Covid-19 are currently occupying hospital beds as of 04 November 2021.
  • 1,034 Covid-19 patients are occupying mechanical ventilation beds – according to the data reported on 04 November 2021.
  • All three of the healthcare measures [above] are an increasing concern for our now seriously over-stretched NHS.


  • 647 days since the first infection due to the SARS-CoV-2 virus was reported in Britain (31 January 2020).
  • 611 days since the first reported death (7 March 2020).
  • Coronavirus has now been responsible for infecting over 9.3 million people (9,301,909 reported, to be precise) in the UK (according to the official reported positive cases data).
  • In this time, the virus has been responsible for at least 141,805 deaths (within 28 days of first positive test result). Official data also currently indicate there have been 164,491 deaths in total, where the deceased person’s death certificate mentioned COVID-19 as one of the causes, registered up to Friday 22 October 2021, according to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA).

Note: The data for deaths attributed to COVID-19 – each following a reported positive test result for COVID-19 within 28 days of their death.

(Source: UK Health Security Agency)

  • Children aged 12 to 15 – ENGLAND

All young people aged 12 to 15 can now book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment online.

  • Boosters – UK WIDE

Booster vaccine doses are now available on the NHS for people most at risk from COVID-19 who have had a second dose of a vaccine at least 6 months ago.

You can book your COVID-19 booster vaccine dose online if you are either:
- a frontline health or social care worker
- aged 50 and over
- aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts you at high risk from COVID-19

  • Vaccine certification required for late-night venues and large events – SCOTLAND

You now need to show proof that you’re fully vaccinated using either the NHS Scotland COVID Status app, a paper copy of your vaccination record, or proof that you’re exempt, to enter late-night venues and large events. Find out more on GOV.SCOT.

  • NHS COVID Pass required for nightclubs and large events – WALES

You now need to show proof that you are fully vaccinated or have a recent negative rapid lateral flow test using NHS COVID Pass to attend nightclubs and large events. Find out more on GOV.WALES.


  • Something to think about

Who was it who said that this Christmas was going to be better than last?

47 days to Christmas:
🚨 4,074 deaths in 28-days
🚨 1,034 in ventilation beds – highest in almost 7 weeks
🚨 Daily infections >30,000 for 7 weeks

COVID-19 is currently infecting 50 million people every 90 days, a Reuters analysis shows.

Yet it took a year to record the first 50 million COVID-19 cases!

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■ 🧬 COG-UK sequencing

(Source: COG-UK)

■ 🧬 UKHSA genomically confirmed case numbers

(Source: UK Health Security Agency)

📈 UK COVID-19 data

■ 🧮 Full Data

■ 🧮 Case & Death Totals
🦠 9,301,909 positive cases so far to date (recorded) – Since the first case was reported at the end of January 2020
🕯️ 141,805 deaths so far – Number recorded within 28 days of first positive test result
🕯️ 164,491 total deaths – Total number of people whose death certificate mentioned Covid-19 as one of the causes– Registered up to Friday 22 October 2021

7-Day UK COVID-19 Data – Graph showing key data as trendlines as of 7 November 2021.

(Source: UK Health Security Agency)

💉 Vaccination UK

■ 💉 First & Second Doses

💉50,234,416 first doses
📈 87.35% of UK population (aged 12+)
📈 74.89% of total UK population*

💉45,836,791 second doses
📈 79.70% of UK population (aged 12+)
📈 68.33% of total UK population*

(Source: UK Health Security Agency + NHS England)

■ 💉 Booster & Third Doses

■ 💉 Vaccination of Children 12-15

(Source: UK Health Security Agency + Public Health Wales
+ Public Health Scotland + HSC NI + ONS)

Note: Data cross-referenced with the latest official data from the UK dashboard.

■ Estimated ®️ number

(Sources: UK Health Security Agency + Welsh Government
+ Scottish Government + N-I Ministry of Health)

■ Population testing positive for COVID-19

(Source: ONS)

■ Stringency Index

(Source: University of Oxford)

PMP Magazine

📚 Data Sources:

PMP Xtra

Total UK population: 67,081,234 (last year: 66,796,800), via ONS (subject to changes in population over the year). These figures were updated on 25 June 2021.

● Adult population (aged 18 and above) = 52,890,044 (last year: 52,673,433)
● Population aged 16 and above = 54,353,665 (last year: 54,098,971)
● Population aged 11 and above = 58,325,411 (last year: 57,975,918)
● Population aged 5 and above = 63,298,904 (last year: 62,939,544)

(Source ▪ ONS)

📈 Full Daily UK #COVID19 Charts & Comments via #TodayInCovid:

🦠 Everything #COVID19:

🗃️ Sources: @CovidGenomicsUK | @UKHSA | @ONS

🧮 Special thanks: @JoePajak & #NHS


▫ Dr Joe Pajak, PhD in physical chemistry: exploring the data, governor of an NHS FT hospital.
▫ J.N. PAQUET, Author & Journalist, Editor of PMP Magazine.


  • Text: This piece was first published in PMP Magazine on 7 November 2021. | The authors write in a personal capacity.
  • Data cross-referenced with the latest official data from the UK dashboard.
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