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.

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 August 2 was down from 63 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 47% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 70.

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    Across England there were 10,177 people in hospital with Covid as of August 2, with 240 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 8% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 5%.

    The figures also show that 51 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 31. This was down from 71 in the previous seven days.