Gateshead Health Trust cares for 24 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 24 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 24 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 14 was down from 29 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 58% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 57.

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    Across England there were 4,540 people in hospital with Covid as of September 14, with 140 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 39% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 32%.

    The figures also show that 11 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to September 12. This was up from nine in the previous seven days.