Gateshead Health Trust cares for 48 Covid-19 patients in hospital

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 48 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.

Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 48 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 August 23 was down from 58 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 35% in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 74.

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    Across England there were 6,436 people in hospital with Covid as of August 23, with 135 of them in mechanical ventilation beds.

    The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has decreased by 47% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has decreased by 53%.

    The figures also show that 13 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust in the week to August 21. This was down from 44 in the previous seven days.