Wye Valley NHS Trust cares for 64 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Saturday 30th April 2022 7:00 pm
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Wye Valley NHS Trust was caring for 64 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show, writes Radar data reporter Patrick Jack.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on April 26 was up from 41 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Wye Valley NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 more than doubled in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 31.

Across England there were 11,320 people in hospital with Covid as of April 26, with 276 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 27% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 15%.

The figures also show that 44 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Wye Valley NHS Trust in the week to April 24. This was down from 49 in the previous seven days.

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