St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust cares for 75 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was caring for 75 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.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 75 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on January 21 was up from 68 on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 3,908 people in hospital with Covid as of January 21.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has increased by 7% in the last four weeks.

The figures also show that 57 new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the week to January 19.