Southern Health Trust cares for eight Covid-19 patients in hospital

Southern Health Trust was caring for eight coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.
Friday 23rd September 2022 10:58 am
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Southern Health 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 September 21 was up from one on the same day the previous week.

There were seven beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England there were 5,142 people in hospital with Covid as of September 21, with 145 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 18% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 3%.

The figures also show that nine new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to September 19. This was up from one in the previous seven days.