St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust cares for 112 Covid-19 patients in hospital

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 112 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

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

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 112 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on March 22 was up from 70 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 56% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 72.

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    Across England there were 13,060 people in hospital with Covid as of March 22, with 269 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – though none were at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 46% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 5%.

    The figures also show that 110 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the week to March 20. This was up from 69 in the previous seven days.