Liverpool University Hospitals Trust cares for 43 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Liverpool University Hospitals Trust was caring for 43 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.

Liverpool University Hospitals Trust was caring for 43 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on November 23 was up from 37 on the same day the previous week.

There were 93 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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    Across England there were 4,600 people in hospital with Covid as of November 23, with 117 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 50% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 47%.

    The figures also show that 46 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the week to November 21. This was up from 34 in the previous seven days.