Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust cares for two Covid-19 patients in hospital

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust was caring for two 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.

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust was caring for two 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 May 10 was up from one on the same day the previous week.

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The number of beds at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 93% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 29.

Across England there were 7,363 people in hospital with Covid as of May 10, with 175 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 54% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 48%.

The figures also show that two new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in the week to May 8.