Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust cares for 63 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust was caring for 63 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust was caring for 63 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 July 26 was down from 71 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 increased by 70% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 37.

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    Across England there were 12,113 people in hospital with Covid as of July 26, with 290 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 49% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 41%.

    The figures also show that 71 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to July 24. This was down from 81 in the previous seven days.