Gateshead Health Trust cares for 16 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 16 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 16 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 down from 24 on the same day the previous week.

The number of beds at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 decreased by 66% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 47.

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    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 12 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to September 19. This was up from 11 in the previous seven days.