Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust cares for 37 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust was caring for 37 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.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust was caring for 37 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 June 28 was up from 15 on the same day the previous week.

There were eight beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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    Across England there were 8,120 people in hospital with Covid as of June 28, with 205 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 101% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 72%.

    The figures also show that 48 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to June 26. This was up from 19 in the previous seven days.