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

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust was caring for eight patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.
Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.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 eight patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday, figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on February 4 was down from 21 on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 3,319 people in hospital with Covid as of February 4.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has decreased by 20% in the last four weeks.

The figures also show 13 new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to February 2.