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

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

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust was caring for eight 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 7 was in line with the same day the previous week.

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The number of beds at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 82% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 44.

Across England there were 4,108 people in hospital with Covid as of June 7, with 116 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 44% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 34%.

The figures also show that 21 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to June 5. This was up from 14 in the previous seven days.