Gateshead Health Trust cares for 29 Covid-19 patients in hospital
Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 29 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Wednesday, figures show.
NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on Sep-07 was down from 35 on the same day the previous week.
There were 62 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients four weeks ago in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Across England there were 4,864 people in hospital with Covid as of Sep-07, with 117 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 43% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 46%.
The figures also show that nine new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to Sep-05. This was down from 12 in the previous seven days.